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Holiday’s 31 lead Pelicans to 124-117 win over Pacers

Holiday’s 3-pointer with 2:26 remaining broke a 108-all tie. He hit a fadeaway jumper to make it 113-110 and a 3-pointer for a 118-110 lead with 45 seconds left.
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New Orleans Pelicans guard Jrue Holiday celebrates a 3-point basket late in the second half of the team's NBA basketball game against the Indiana Pacers in Indianapolis, Saturday, Feb. 8, 2020. The Pelicans won 124-117. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)

INDIANAPOLIS — Scoring 14 of his 31 points in the final 2:26, Jrue Holiday led the Pelicans Saturday night to beat the Pacers 124–117, without Brandon Ingram or Zion Williamson.

Holiday’s 3-pointer with 2:26 remaining broke a 108-all tie. He hit a fadeaway jumper to make it 113-110 and another 3-pointer for a 118-110 lead with 45 seconds remaining.

The Pelicans were in the lead for most of the game before they rallied to give the Pacers their fifth loss in a row.

JJ Redick added 23 points from the bench, scoring 19 points before halftime for the Pelicans. New Orleans led by as many as 12 points in the second quarter.

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