Tyler Hansborough chipped in a game-high 13 rebounds and Greivis Vasquez contributed 14 points.
Al-Farouq Aminu scored 19 and had 10 rebounds and Tyreke Evans netted 18 points for the Pelicans, who were without All-Star Anthony Davis due to an upper respiratory infection. Eric Gordon and Brian Roberts added 15 and 11 points, respectively, in defeat.
Austin Rivers and Alexis Ajinca scored 10 apiece off the bench, with Ajinca adding seven rebounds.
2014: The Year in Music [PHOTOS]