The New Orleans Pelicans are fighting for their playoff lives. The Golden State Warriors just want to get back to full strength and defend their championship.
"Tonight we're playing a team that desperately needs to win," Warriors coach Steve Kerr said. "You can tell the teams around the league that have to win. They're getting after it. They're playing for their season. Our season begins next week."
Anthony Davis outdueled Kevin Durant down the stretch on the way to 34 points, and the Pelicans snapped a 10-game losing streak to Golden State with a 126-120 win over the Warriors on Saturday night.
Durant scored 19 of his 41 points in the third...