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.