DeRozan leads Raptors over Pelicans
New Orleans, LA (SportsNetwork.com) - DeMar DeRozan poured in a game-high 31 points to lead Toronto to a 107-100 victory over New Orleans on Wednesday.
Kyle Lowry tallied 23 points, eight rebounds and five assists and Amir Johnson added 17 points and nine boards for the Raptors, who have won three of their last five.
Tyler Hansborough chipped in a game-high 13 rebounds and Greivis Vasquez contributed 14 points.
Al-Farouq Aminu scored 19 and had 10 rebounds and Tyreke Evans netted 18 points for the Pelicans, who were without All-Star Anthony Davis due to an upper respiratory infection. Eric Gordon and Brian Roberts added 15 and 11 points, respectively, in defeat.
Austin Rivers and Alexis Ajinca scored 10 apiece off the bench, with Ajinca adding seven rebounds.
03/19 22:43:16 ET