Future Hall-of-Famer and longtime Spanish National Team member Pau Gasol doesn't look to be slowing down anytime soon, despite entering his second season with the Spurs at 37 years of age. One night later, Walker and the Hornets get a chance to take down the Spurs. LaMarcus Aldridge added 16 points and four rebounds.
With All-NBA forward Kawhi Leonard and veteran point guard Tony Parker still rehabbing quad injuries that have sidelined them for months now, the Spurs' backups have had to step up and see considerable action since the start of the season.
The incident occurred with 4:25 remaining in the second quarter of Charlotte's 100-99 loss in Cleveland.
James turned it on in the second half.
The Pelicans, Spurs coach Gregg Popovich said, "played well for three quarters".
LeBron James recorded just six points on 3-of-8 shooting from the field before switching to a pair of black LeBron 14's. "We were able to get the stop that we needed".
Charlotte's final meeting with the Spurs this season will finish off a tough back-to-back set as the two teams go at it again at Spectrum Center on Saturday night.
The Silver and Black, who fell to the Timberwolves 98-86 on November 15 in Minneapolis, have lost their last two road games. Dwight Howard has an average of 34.38 fantasy points per game on the season.