Lakers bow to Pacers, extend skid to 5 games

The Sports Xchange

Posted at Jan 29 2014 06:37 PM | Updated as of Jan 30 2014 02:56 AM

The Indiana Pacers bounced back from a disappointing road loss to beat the Los Angeles Lakers, 104-92.

Six Indiana players scored in double figures, led by forward David West, who had 19 points and eight rebounds as the Pacers (35-9) recovered from their 109-96 road loss to the Denver Nuggets on Saturday.

The Lakers (16-30) suffered to their fifth consecutive defeat despite 21 points apiece from Pau Gasol and guard Jodie Meeks.

Pelicans 100, Cavaliers 89

Anthony Davis led all scorers with 30 points, seven rebounds and eight blocks in the New Orleans Pelicans' victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers.

Eric Gordon added 20 points, seven rebounds and a game-high nine assists for the Pelicans (19-25), who have now won three in a row.

Guard Kyrie Irving paced the Cavaliers (16-29) with 23 points and five assists.

Wizards 88, Warriors 85

Washington point guard John Wall hit a tie-breaking three-pointer with 1:28 to go and the Wizards watched as the Golden State Warriors missed three long-range attempts down the stretch, allowing the Eastern Conference visitors to pull out a victory.

Beal led Washington (22-22) with 20 points. Stephen Curry led the Warriors (27-19) with 23 points but missed a three-pointer as time expired. (Editing by John O'Brien)