(AP) Marcus Morris Sr. had a season-high 31 points, making three quick 3-pointers to start the second half, and Jayson Tatum scored 21 to lead a depleted Boston lineup to its sixth straight victory 113-110 over the Pelicans Monday night.
With Kyrie Irving, Al Horford, Gordon Hayward and Aaron Baynes all ill or injured, Jaylen Brown scored 19 points and first-round draft choice Robert Williams III had career highs of seven points and 11 rebounds in 25 minutes.
Anthony Davis scored 41 points for New Orleans, which was playing back-to-back games after beating the Pistons in Detroit on Sunday.
Julius Randle scored 20 as the Pelicans dipped to 14-15. They're just 4-11 away from home.
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