Pelicans Fall To 0-4 In 134-123 Loss To Warriors

Golden State Warriors v New Orleans Pelicans

(AP) Stephen Curry had 26 points and 11 assists, and Golden State won for the first time this season, beating winless New Orleans 134-123 Monday night at the Smoothie King Center.

Draymond Green had 16 points, 17 rebounds and 10 assists for the injury-riddled Warriors, who dropped their first two games by 19 or more points before dominating a Pelicans squad that was missing three injured starters, including top overall draft choice Zion Williamson.

D'Angelo Russell added 24 points and Damion Lee finished with 23 for Golden State, which led wire-to-wire.

Brandon Ingram had 27 points and 10 rebounds for the Pelicans.

The Pelicans were playing a second straight game without veteran guard Jrue Holiday, who has a sprained left knee, and also were without starting center Derrick Favors because of right knee soreness.

First-round draft pick Jaxson Hayes had 19 points for the Pelicans.

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