Nets Fall Prey to Pelicans in 106-87 Loss

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Tim Frazier had 19 points and 13 assists, Luke Babbitt added 21 points and the New Orleans Pelicans beat the Brooklyn Nets 106-87 on Sunday.

Alexis Ajinca added 16 for the Pelicans as the Nets lost their fifth straight game.

Sean Kilpatrick led the Nets with 15 points. Henry Sims and Markel Brown each had 12 for the Nets.

Thomas Robinson recorded his fourth straight double-double with 11 points and 15 rebounds.

Both teams started off poorly as New Orleans missed its first seven shots and didn't score until the 6:24 mark of the first quarter. Brooklyn shot 4-for-25 to start the game.

The Pelicans attacked the rim and finished with 60 points in the paint and wound up shooting 55 percent. 

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