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L 102-111
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L 102-119
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L 123-131
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Davis' 47 points leads Pelicans to sweep of Trail Blazers

NEW ORLEANS (AP) Anthony Davis sat on the court, a scowl on his face and his biceps flexed on each side of his head.

The Pelicans All-Star had just converted a layup as he fell to the court after a hard foul. His strength-projecting celebration afterward was that of a franchise player determined to lay the foundation of his playoff legacy with a dominant performance in the clutch.

"In a close-out game and then the magnitude of the situation, this is probably the best game he's played since I've been here," Pelicans coach Alvin Gentry said. "He just was not going to let us lose."

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Leaders
Points: Damian Lillard26.9
Rebounds: Jusuf Nurkic9.0
Assists: Damian Lillard6.6
FG%: Jusuf Nurkic50.5%
Steals: Al-Farouq Aminu1.14
Blocks: Jusuf Nurkic1.41
Defense (Rank)
Points: 103.0 (5)
Rebounds: 42.9 (13)
Assists: 20.2 (2)
FG%: 44.7% (4)
FT%: 75.5% (4)
3P%: 36.4% (16)
Offense (Rank)
Points: 105.6 (17)
Rebounds: 45.5 (4)
Assists: 19.5 (30)
FG%: 45.2% (20)
FT%: 80.0% (3)
3P%: 36.6% (11)
Standings
Northwest Division
  W L Pct GB
xy-Portland 49 33 .598 --
x-Oklahoma City 48 34 .585 1.0
x-Utah 48 34 .585 1.0
x-Minnesota 47 35 .573 2.0
Denver 46 36 .561 3.0
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Transactions
Date Player Transactions
3/19/2018 Georgios Papagiannis Signed for the Rest of the Season
3/12/2018 Wade Baldwin IV Signed for the Rest of the Season Two-year contract through 2018-19
3/8/2018 Georgios Papagiannis Signed to 10-Day Contract
3/2/2018 Brandon Rush 10-Day Contract Expired; Player Not Re-Signed
2/21/2018 Brandon Rush Signed to 10-Day Contract
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Injuries
Date Player Status
4/20/2018 Maurice Harkless Sore left knee
11/9/2017 CJ Wilcox Knee surgery
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