Anthony Davis' huge double-double, Cousins' near triple-double power Pelicans over Bulls
Anthony Davis led the Pelicans to their first preseason win with 37 points and 15 rebounds. AP

ANTHONY Davis had 37 points and 15 rebounds in New Orleans' first victory of the preseason with a 108-95 win over the Chicago Bulls on Sunday (Monday, Manila time).

Davis was 22 for 23 from the free throw line.

Denzel Valentine scored 15 points for Chicago, which won at New Orleans on Tuesday.

PELICANS: DeMarcus Cousins added 22 points, nine rebounds and nine assists. ... Rajon Rondo, who spent one season with the Bulls, didn't play. ... Davis also had three assists and three steals. ... Jrue Holiday scored 19 points on 8-of-12 shooting.

BULLS: Robin Lopez, Nikola Mirotic and Justin Holiday all scored 13 points. ... Rookie Lauri Markkanen made his preseason debut and was 1 for 9, missing all six 3-point attempts, and scoring four points in 15 minutes. ... Jerian Grant had 11 points, six rebounds and five assists.

UP NEXT: New Orleans (1-2) visits Memphis on Friday. Chicago (2-2) visits Cleveland on Tuesday. 

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