Boogie-Brow overcomes Jordan Clarkson’s solid game as Pelicans down Lakers
Anthony Davis goes 9 for 18 in 38 minutes of action for New Orleans. AP

LOS ANGELES — Anthony Davis scored 27 points, DeMarcus Cousins had 20 and New Orleans withstood a furious rally to beat Los Angeles for its first victory of the season, 119-112, on Sunday (Monday, Manila time).

The Pelicans led by 22 points in the second quarter and were still up by double figures heading into the final period, but the Lakers made a charge to take the lead despite a poor shooting night from rookie Lonzo Ball.

Reserve Jordan Clarkson had 24 points for the Lakers, but Ball shot just 3 for 13 for eight points. He did have 13 assists and eight rebounds.

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