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Tuesday, March 4th (All times Eastern)

New Orleans Pelicans (23-37) at Los Angeles Lakers (21-39), 10:30 p.m.

(SportsNetwork.com) - The Los Angeles Lakers picked up perhaps their biggest win in this dismal season last time out and will try to carry that momentum into Tuesday's matchup with the New Orleans Pelicans at Staples Center.

The Lakers used an alley-oop lay-in with 6.9 seconds remaining to knock off the Portland Trail Blazers at the Moda Center, 107-106, on Monday night.

Kent Bazemore tried to split a pair of defenders on a breakaway and had the ball knocked out of bounds with 7.1 seconds showing.

Replay was used to overturn the original call of Blazers ball, and Lakers coach Mike D'Antoni drew up an inbounds play that saw Bazemore lob one for Wesley Johnson from the sideline.

Despite LaMarcus Aldridge being draped all over him, Johnson got the go-ahead bucket to fall, and the Lakers survived Damian Lillard's off-balanced 25- footer at the buzzer.

"Bazemore made a great pass and Wes did a good job of executing," D'Antoni said. "Everyone had to do their job, and we executed it pretty well."

Pau Gasol and Jodie Meeks led LA with 22 and 21 points, respectively, while Bazemore and Johnson both netted 14 in just the third back-to-back win for the club since the beginning of January.

The Pelicans weren't so fortunate on Monday night. They fell to the Sacramento Kings, 96-89 at Sleep Train Arena for their eighth consecutive loss and sixth straight setback on the road.

"It's just a tough loss - another one," Pelicans coach Monty Williams told the team's website. "We've just got to own it. We had another bad stretch that caused us to have a bad game. We know that. Everyone in our locker room understands it. Nobody's going to rescue us. We're not looking for anybody to feel sorry for us."

Tyreke Evans, who spent his first four seasons in Sacramento before being traded to New Orleans last July, totaled 27 points, 10 rebounds and eight assists in the setback.

Brian Roberts managed 15 points, followed by 13 from Anthony Davis and 10 out of Eric Gordon.

Tuesday marks the end of the five-game western road trip for the Pelicans. They will play six in a row in the Big Easy, starting Friday night against the Milwaukee Bucks.

These teams have split two meetings this season with the home team holding serve each time. The Lakers have won 12 of the last 13 matchups and nine in a row as the host.

03/04 10:17:17 ET

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Scoreboard
Local
4th
CAR 10
CLE 6
 
7:00pm Tonight
NYR
CAR
3:30pm Today
TOR
NYK
4:30pm Today
CLE
MEM
6:00pm Tonight
MIA
BOS
6:00pm Tonight
BRK
DET
6:00pm Tonight
SAC
LAL
6:00pm Tonight
ORL
PHI
6:00pm Tonight
WAS
PHO
7:00pm Tonight
MIN
IND
7:00pm Tonight
OKC
NOP
Final
UVA 76
HARV 27
Final
BGU 68
FERST 82
 
1st OT
ARMY 70
MAINE 69
 
Final
QUIN 60
ORST 52
 
Final
CLST 69
USF 65
 
Final
CARK 55
CCAR 72
 
2nd
UWGB 53
ARKLR 43
 
2nd
RAD 50
CORN 41
 
2nd
UNT 51
CREI 29
 
2nd
CAN 44
HC 32
 
2nd
USB 42
GHND 39
 
2nd
OKST 37
MD 51
 
2nd
WINT 62
REIN 48
 
2nd
UGST 54
SMISS 35
 
2nd
NEOM 53
TXPA 44
 
2nd
STLU 38
VERM 36
 
2nd
UNCA 54
WCU 39
 
2nd
EVAN 53
ALAST 57
 
2nd
HART 42
FIU 31
 
Half
VALPO 38
GOSHEN 25
 
1st
LIP 18
PEAY 5
 
1st
DEN 4
BRY 7
 
1st
MONT 14
SD 15
 
1st
MTST 24
TENST 5
 
3:25pm Today
SAMF
LAMON
 
3:30pm Today
SCAR
COKR
 
4:00pm Today
HAMP
NARZ
 
4:00pm Today
SDU
SDCHR
 
4:00pm Today
BC
USC
4:30pm Today
NICST
TROY
 
4:30pm Today
BRAD
UCI
 
6:00pm Tonight
UGA
SHU
6:30pm Tonight
ALA
APP
7:00pm Tonight
KSU
NDST
 
7:00pm Tonight
WASU
SJST
9:00pm Tonight
UTEP
ALCOR
 
10:00pm Tonight
SEAT
SACST
 
6:00pm Tonight
DET
COL
6:00pm Tonight
EDM
DAL
7:00pm Tonight
BOS
BUF
7:00pm Tonight
NYR
CAR
7:00pm Tonight
CHI
TOR
9:00pm Tonight
WIN
PHI
4th
NOS 7
ATL 20
 
3rd
HOU 16
BAL 7
 
4th
CAR 10
CLE 6
 
4th
CHI 14
DET 10
 
4th
TAM 3
GBP 13
 
4th
PIT 17
KAN 6
 
4th
MIA 21
MIN 17
 
4th
NYJ 13
NEP 17
 
4:05pm Today
STL
NYG
4:25pm Today
OAK
BUF
4:25pm Today
DAL
IND
8:30pm Tonight
ARI
SEA