(AP) Danilo Gallinari scored 29 points, Chris Paul had 14 points and 12 assists, and Oklahoma City beat New Orleans.
Zion Williamson scored 32 points for New Orleans, his second straight game scoring more than 30, but Gallinari's clutch shooting - he had 11 points in the fourth quarter - kept the Pelicans at bay.
New Orleans, which trailed by as many as 13 points in the third quarter, rallied behind Williamson's dominant inside play to take several slim leads inside the final six minutes.
But after Lonzo Ball's corner 3 gave the Pelicans a 111-110 lead, Gallinari hit a fall-away in the paint and followed up by rattling in a 3.
Dennis Schroder scored 22 points for the Thunder and Shai Gilgeous-Alexander added 17 points.
JJ Redick scored 24 points for the Pelicans, who saw their three-game winning streak snapped.
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