Jimmer Fredette saw very limited minutes as the New Orleans Pelicans got drilled by the Golden State Warriors 112-85 on Thursday night. After the Pelicans jumped out to a 6-point lead after one quarter, the Warriors owned the second stanza. They outscored New Orleans 31-12 to take control of the contest.
Klay Thompson was the catalyst for Golden State on the offensive end with 23 points on 5 of 8 shooting from behind the arc. He also contributed five assists, four rebounds and a pair of steals. Four other Warriors scored in double figures, including three who had double-doubles. Steph Curry ended up with 19 points, 11 assists and four steals while Harrison Barnes registered 17 points on 7 of 12 shooting and 10 boards. Draymond Green chipped in with 14 points and 14 rebounds while Marreese Speights had 12 points and six rebounds off the bench. Andrew Bogut had a solid outing as well with eight points to go along with 11 rebounds and four blocks.
Anthony Davis made his presence felt for the Pelicans on a night where the rest of the team struggled to knock down shots. He had 30 points on 14 of 19 shooting as well as 15 rebounds, three assists, three blocks and two steals. Jrue Holiday and Tyreke Evans also scored in double figures in the loss. Holiday had 12 points and eight assists, but missed 10 of 15 shots from the floor and had four turnovers. Evans totaled 11 points, five assists and three boards, but shot just 4 of 15 from the field and committed seven turnovers of his own.
Fredette saw 1:50 of action at the end of the blowout loss. He went scoreless while missing two shots. He recorded no other stats for the 8-9 Pelicans.
Up next for Fredette and New Orleans is a trip to Los Angeles to face the Clippers on Saturday.