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Davis stays hot, lifts Pelicans over Bulls 88-79

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New Orleans Pelicans guard Eric Gordon (10) steals the ball from Chicago Bulls forward Mike Dunleavy during the first half of an NBA basketball game in New Orleans, Saturday, Feb. 1, 2014. (AP Photo/Bill Haber) New Orleans Pelicans guard Eric Gordon (10) steals the ball from Chicago Bulls forward Mike Dunleavy during the first half of an NBA basketball game in New Orleans, Saturday, Feb. 1, 2014. (AP Photo/Bill Haber)

NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Anthony Davis scored 24 points and grabbed eight rebounds to lead the New Orleans Pelicans to an 88-79 victory over the Chicago Bulls on Saturday night.

Tyreke Evans added 11 points for the Pelicans, who have won four of their past five games.

D.J. Augustin scored 23 points, Taj Gibson added 17 and Joakim Noah had 14 for Chicago.

Davis also blocked six shots and the Pelicans dominated in the paint, outscoring the Bulls 50-34.

New Orleans led 50-39 at the half, and with Davis dominating the middle maintained a double-digit lead for most of the second half until the final minute.

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