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Pelicans earn crucial win over Warriors, boost playoff position

In a high-stakes battle, CJ McCollum and the New Orleans Pelicans (49-32) emerged victorious against Stephen Curry and the Golden State Warriors (45-36) with a final score of 114-109.

McCollum’s clutch performance, highlighted by a crucial 3-pointer with 1:03 remaining, propelled the Pelicans to secure a crucial win, contributing 28 points to the team’s victory.

Trey Murphy III delivered a standout performance, adding 24 points and eight rebounds, including crucial free throws in the final seconds to seal the Pelicans’ victory over the Warriors.

Despite Stephen Curry’s 33-point performance for the Warriors, including a late 3-pointer, the Pelicans managed to maintain their lead and secure the win.

The Pelicans’ victory puts them in a favorable position for playoff contention, with their final regular-season game against the Uta Jazz determining their postseason fate.

Despite missing key players, including Jonathan Kuminga and Gary Payton II, the Warriors put up a strong fight, with contributions from Klay Thompson (19 points) and Andrew Wiggins (18 points).

Game Recap: Pelicans 114, Warriors 109
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