Davis had his 45th double-double of the season and finished with 30 or more points for the 32nd time.
Davis had 28 points and 12 rebounds, and New Orleans won for the fourth time in five games by defeating the Timberwolves 123-109 on Sunday.
DeMarcus Cousins had 25 points and 10 rebounds, but the Pelicans fell to 1-6 with him in the lineup.
Anthony Davis added 31 points for the Pelicans, who swept the season series for the second straight year and just the second time ever.
The NBA announced Tuesday that the 6-foot-11 forward-center will miss Wednesday night’s home game against the Detroit Pistons.
Cousins played his first game as a Pelican Thursday.
Davis had 29 points, and Cousins finished with 27 points and 14 rebounds.
Davis became the story that overshadowed The Story coming into this game, that being the Durant-Westbrook whatever.
The deal was still in the works when Cousins spoke with reporters after the All-Star Game, when he played just two minutes as trade rumors s…
The Suns missed three shots close to the basket in the final seconds, one by Eric Bledsoe and two by P.J. Tucker.
Davis blocked five shots and grabbed nine rebounds, none bigger than when he corralled Warren’s miss amid a crowd of players in the paint.
New Orleans blew a nine-point lead in the third quarter and lost its third straight and fourth in five games.
Anthony Davis had 36 points, 17 rebounds, three steals and two blocked shots for New Orleans.
Pelicans All-Star Anthony Davis left late in the second quarter after re-aggravating a right thigh injury that kept him out of New Orleans’ …
Jrue Holiday added 33 points and 10 assists for the Pelicans.
Fan voting accounted for 50 percent in the new system, while current players and a media panel each made up 25 percent.