Gilgeous-Alexander, Bazley lead Thunder over Pelicans

Oklahoma City's Nerlens Noel (9) dunks the ball against New Orleans' Kenrich Williams (34) and Oklahoma City's Shai Gilgeous-Alexander (2) looks on during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Saturday, Nov. 2, 2019, in Oklahoma City. (AP Photo/Garett Fisbeck)

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - Shai Gilgeous-Alexander had 23 points and eight rebounds, and the Oklahoma City Thunder beat the New Orleans Pelicans 115-104 on Saturday.

Dennis Schroder and rookie Darius Bazley each added 17 points for the Thunder. Danilo Gallinari scored 16 points and Chris Paul finished with 15 points and nine assists.

JJ Redick scored 17 points for the Pelicans, who were coming off their only victory of the season. The Pelicans played most of the game without leading scorer Brandon Ingram, who left midway through the second quarter with an injury.

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