Pelicans Beat Up Grizzlies 105-85

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(AP)  Jrue Holiday and Nikola Mirotic scored 21 points, Jahlil Okafor and Julius Randle had 20, and balanced New Orleans beat Memphis without injured star Anthony Davis 105-85 Monday.

Okafor set a season high for points and added 10 rebounds filling in for Davis. Randle had 12 rebounds and Holiday grabbed 11 as New Orleans out-rebounded the Grizzlies 50-35. It was the Pelicans' first game since announcing Davis would miss 1-2 weeks with a left index finger sprain.

New Orleans has won three of its last six and are 22-25. The Pelicans return to the Smoothie King Center Wednesday to face the Detroit Pistons.

Marc Gasol led the Grizzlies with 22 points, while Mike Conley added 20 and eight assists for Memphis, which lost its sixth straight and 12th in the last 13.

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