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Pelicans Lose Anthony Davis for a Week or Two

The New Orleans Pelicans returned from the NBA All-Star break, only to lose Anthony Davis and Ryan Anderson just 2 games later. Each of them lasted less than 10 minutes against Miami, but the team rallied and managed to beat Goran Dragic in his first game as a member of the Heat.

Eric Gordon led the Pelicans offensively, with 24 points (6 threes) and added 6 assists, matching Tyreke EvansNorris Cole added 12 points 6 rebounds and 3 assists off the bench in his NOLA debut. 

Dante Cunnigham played 27 minutes, but Alexis Ajinca is the add in fantasy basketball. In 6 starts this season, Ajinca has averaged 8.5 points and 6 boards. Standing 7'2, the 26 year old has shown signs of greatness this season. During a 3 game stretch in January, Ajinca averaged 15 points and 11 rebounds.