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NEW ORLEANS -- Its a good thing for the New Orleans Pelicans that Ryan Anderson doesnt let an off night stop him from unleashing long-range shots with the game on the line. Anderson shook off some unusually poor shooting and hit two clutch 3-pointers in overtime that carried the New Orleans Pelicans to a 111-106 victory over the Detroit Pistons on Wednesday night. "Its important that I stay aggressive on this team. I think coach has a lot of confidence in me, a lot of faith in me and if Im passive or if I dont take a shot when Im open, it could hurt the team," Anderson said. "So when I get an open chance I want to shoot it confidently. ... You can never give up your confidence on the court, no matter how awful the shooting night you have." Jason Smith showed he is getting increasingly comfortable at centre after spending much of his early pro career at power forward. The 7-footer never backed down against the size and strength Detroit had underneath with Greg Monroe and Andre Drummond. Smith scored 22 points and grabbed a career-high 16 rebounds for the Pelicans, who snapped a two-game skid while handing Detroit its third straight loss. "He was a monster tonight," Pelicans coach Monty Williams said. "Heres a guy doing it on both ends of the floor, has a career night and just didnt give in." Anderson finished with 22 points on 6-of-18 shooting, including 4 of 12 from 3-point range. Jrue Holiday added 19 points and Al-Farouq Aminu, whose teammates call him "Chief," had 11 points and 14 rebounds. Asked what it meant for the Pelicans to outrebound Detroit 51-43 -- turning 16 offensive rebounds into 14 second-chance points -- Anderson said, "It means Jason and Chief battled their tails off tonight. ... It just means that we wanted it more." New Orleans also got 14 points from Tyreke Evans, whom the Pelicans expected to miss a week or two after an ankle sprain Friday. Instead, he returned without missing a game, but acknowledged he played in pain. "I just felt like I could help," said Evans, adding that he understood his team was already short-handed because of Anthony Davis broken hand. "Once I felt like I could run and cut side-to-side, I said, Im going to play." Monroe, a New Orleans native, had 28 points and 10 rebounds for Detroit, which led by three points early in overtime before Andersons first 3 of the extra session tied it. Brandon Jennings added 25 points and Rodney Stuckey 20 for the Pistons. Drummond had 10 points and 11 rebounds, but was disappointed New Orleans established itself as better team near the basket. "Its on Greg and I to figure it out. We cant continue to let guys come in our paint and do those kinds of things to us," Drummond said. "Its a building process and were going to figure it out. Its not going to happen for too long." Detroit had one last lead when Jennings stole the ball from Holiday and heaved the ball down-court to Monroe for a fast-break dunk to make it 103-102. Thats when Anderson responded with his second 3 of the extra period to give New Orleans the lead for good. "We lost track of him in overtime," Monroe said of Anderson. "With a guy like that, you cant give him one second to get that shot off. ... We did a good job most of the game, but he hurt us in overtime." Detroit trailed 108-106 after Jennings floater off the glass with 13 seconds left. Detroit then fouled Evans, who missed his second free throw, but Josh Smith was called for a lane violation, and Evans hit on his extra chance to seal it. The Pelicans led by as many as 12 points in the third quarter when Holidays 15-foot pull-up made it 83-71, but that lead evaporated when Stuckeys turnaround jumper late in the period began a 12-0 Detroit run that included Monroes layup and putback. Detroit finally tied the game at 96 on Josh Smiths running hook with 1:19 left. Both teams then went cold, each failing to score on a pair of possessions, and the game went to overtime after Jennings missed two jumpers in the final seconds. NOTES: Eric Gordon scored 14 for New Orleans. ... Smith scored 11 for Detroit. ... The Pistons rested Chauncey Billups in what was the Pistons second game in as many nights, while Stuckey returned from a two-game absence cause by left knee soreness. Vapormax 97 Uomo . Selected by the Titans in the 2007 NFL Draft, Johnson rejoined the club last season after a five-year stint with Indianapolis. Vapormax 97 Nere . Three pitches later, he was hugging Mike Napoli at home plate after his teammates winning home run. Napoli and Ortiz hit consecutive homers with one out in the 10th inning and the Boston Red Sox rallied past Minnesota 2-1 Wednesday, sending the Twins to their fifth straight loss. http://www.scarpevapormaxscontate.it/va ... talia.html . Halladays resume as a Blue Jay is among the elite in the franchises 36-year history. Over 12 seasons in Toronto, he was named an All-Star six times. He had arguably the finest campaign of his career in 2003 when he posted a 22-7 record, a 3. Vapormax Plus Nere Scontate . 1. CAVALIERS: At 19-20, theyre a mess. Watched the game Tuesday night vs. Phoenix and their defence was poor (107 points and 52 per cent for Suns). Where is the high level play from Kyrie Irving and LeBron James (13 turnovers!)? Kevin Love looks like a man thats wondering what he got himself into. Vapormax 2019 Scontate . The result was a game-winning, power-play goal. Chiasson snapped a third-period tie and lifted the Dallas Stars to a 3-2 victory on Monday night.WINNIPEG - Rookie Mossis Madu ran 22 yards for his first CFL touchdown as the Hamilton Tiger-Cats defeated the Winnipeg Blue Bombers 16-11 Saturday for their first road win of the season. Madu, replacing running back C.J. Gable whos on the six-game injured list, scored after the Bombers had turned the ball over on a blocked punt in the second quarter. The victory extended the Ticats win streak to three games and put them in a first-place tie atop the East Division standings at 5-8 with the Montreal Alouettes. The Bombers have lost four straight and sit last in the West Division at 6-7. Winnipeg rallied with about six minutes left in the game, trying to repeat an early-season comeback when it defeated Hamilton 27-26 on July 31 with a two-yard touchdown pass to Nic Grigsby on the final play of the game. Quarterback Drew Willy began the late drive completing a 29-yard pass to Romby Bryant and a 20-yard pass Grigsby before slotback Cory Watson caught a five-yard touchdown pass in the end zone with 5:52 remaining. A two-point convert failed with an incomplete pass to Watson in front of 28,534 fans at Investors Group Field. After the following kickoff and a Hamilton penalty, the Tiger-Cats started at their own nine-yard line. Two plays later, Hamilton had to punt, but Winnipeg defensive back Don Unamba was called for contacting kicker Justin Medlock. Hamilton then got a first down and started from its own 25-yard line, but couldnt add to their lead. With 2:04 remaining, Winnipeg started its last drive from its own 23-yard line. A couple of Hamilton penalties helped the Bombers get to mid-field. Willy guided the offence down to Hamiltons three-yard line with 16 seconds left, but on third down with three yards to go he threw an incomplete pass into the end zone that wasnt near any receiver. The Tiger-Cats have won four of their last five games, a run thats come after quarterback Zach Collaros returned after missing five games with concussion-like symptoms. Willy, playing after injuring his throwing shoulder Sept. 13, took some punishing hits that had him getting up slowly a few times. He was sacked four times in the first half, twice by defensive lineman Ted Laurent and once by linemates Eric Norwood and Justin Hickman. Willy was also knocked to the turf a number of times, but finished the game completing 27-of-41 pass attempts for 303 yards and a TD. Collaros, who was sacked twice in the first half, was 20 of 36 for 182 yards. Medlock made field goals from 44, 37 and 39 yards, but went wide from 47 yards out. Winnipeg scored off a safety when Collaros was sacked in the end zone by defensive lineman Bryant Turner. Lirim Hajrullahhu connected on a field goal from 20 yards.dddddddddddd The Tiger-Cats led 10-5 at halftime. Hamiltons game-opening drive was kept alive with a Winnipeg pass-interference penalty and ended with Medlocks 44-yarder at 3:31 to make it 3-0. The teams sputtered for much of the first quarter, with Winnipeg twice starting drives deep in its own end and Hamilton unable to capitalize on its good field position. The Bombers didnt cross mid-field until time was winding down on the first quarter. Turners sack of Collaros in the end zone for a safety made it 3-2 at 1:04 of the second quarter. The Bombers then turned the ball over when Hajrullahu took a snap that bounced in front of him, quickly kicked the ball and had it blocked by Hamilton defensive back Ed Gainey. Receiver Samuel Giguere recovered the ball and the Ticats took over at Winnipegs 31-yard line. Madu ran for nine yards and then weaved 22 yards through Bomber defenders for his first touchdown at 4:53 to make it 10-2. The Bombers followed up with a nine-play, 66-yard drive capped off by Hajrullahus 20-yarder, but it was a tough stretch for Willy. He was knocked to the ground by defensive tackle Bryan Hall, drawing a roughing-the-passer penalty. Willy looked sore getting up, and it wasnt helped when Hall also tackled him hard later in the same drive. Hajrullahu made it 10-5 with his 20-yard field goal at 10:25. Norwood also went in untouched and barrelled into Willy as he was releasing the ball. Norwood had a career-high four sacks in Hamiltons 25-23 win over Edmonton last week. The Ticats extended their lead to 13-5 at 2:19 of the second quarter with a four-play, 15-yard drive that Medlock finished with his 37-yard field goal. Willy was also sacked by linebacker Simoni Lawrence in the third quarter. Following a poor punt into the wind by Hajrullahu, Hamilton took over at Winnipegs 48-yard line. The Bombers defence didnt allow them to take advantage of the good field position and Medlock tried a 47-yard field-goal attempt, but went wide left and the Bombers brought it out. The Ticats led 13-5 heading into the four quarter. With just under 11 minutes to go, it appeared like Winnipeg had recovered a Hamilton fumble after receiver Greg Ellingson couldnt hang onto a pass, but the incomplete-pass ruling on the field was upheld despite Bombers head coach Mike OShea challenging the call. Winnipeg looked to pick up some momentum when Troy Stoudermire took a punt return 51 yards to Hamiltons 47-yard line, but the Bombers couldnt come away with any offensive surge and ended up punting. Willy then engineered the scoring drive that ended with Watsons touchdown at 9:08. ' ' '
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