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NEW ORLEANS - Tyreke Evans was removed from New Orleans starting lineup, and then finished off the Memphis Grizzlies. Cheap Air Max 97 .Evans had 21 points and 10 rebounds Friday night, leading the Pelicans to a 106-95 victory.I know my role and Im comfortable with the guys out there, so I just go out there and try to make it work, Evans said.Evans said the lineup change resulted from a meeting involving coach Monty Williams, fellow shooting guard Eric Gordon and point guard Jrue Holiday in which they discussed strategies that might improve the production of the backcourt now that Gordon had worked his way back from a shoulder injury.Williams chose to make 6-foot-8 Dante Cunningham the starting small forward, leave Gordon in the starting lineup and have the 6-6 Evans come off the bench at guard.Coach said he thinks that Im better coming off of the bench because of what I can do with the ball, Evans said. If thats going to make us balance out better, Im going to do it. Im a team-first type of guy, so I just want us to win.The Grizzlies lost their second straight — and sixth in their last 10 — despite the return of power forward Zach Randolph from right knee soreness that sidelined him for nine games. The defeat dropped Memphis (25-11) out of first place in the Southwest Division, leaving it right behind Dallas (26-11).We want to be consistent with our scheme, with our effort, with our execution — were neither of those, said Memphis centre Marc Gasol, who had 19 points. Without that, its hard to win games. Its really, really hard.Weve been playing like this for the past 10 days or two weeks, Gasol added. Weve been sliding a little bit from what we do.Holiday had 23 points and eight assists for New Orleans, which had four players hit the 20-point mark and led throughout. Anthony Davis had 20 points, nine rebounds and three blocks, and Ryan Anderson, who hit four 3-pointers, also scored 20 points.Mike Conley scored 19 points for Memphis, while Randolph finished with 11 points and 11 rebounds.New Orleans hit 10 of 20 3-point attempts, including three 3s for Gordon, who finished with 13 points. The Pelicans had dropped two in a row.Tayshaun Prince, who missed his first five shots, hit a pair of late 3s to pull Memphis as close as 101-93 with 1:33 to go, but Evans responded with a driving reverse layup as he was fouled by Prince.I just like the ball in my hands, Evans said. I create and I can find guys, get to the basket and I think Im most dangerous that way. So when its that time in the game, I just like to go get the ball and be aggressive.Davis scored 10 in the third quarter, highlighted by his dribble drive around Randolph along the baseline for a soaring one-handed jam over the late-arriving Kosta Koufos.New Orleans made 10 of 20 shots in the opening quarter and raced to a 31-19 lead.Evans scored nine in the second quarter, including a fast-break basket during which Courtney Lee fouled him by vigorously trying to pull Evans arms apart as the powerful shooting guard went up for the shot.Holidays steal and layup moments before halftime put the Pelicans up 52-39.CUNNNINGHAMS CONTRIBUTIONCunningham missed all five of his shots but had seven rebounds, including four on the offensive end, and blocked three shotsWe know what Dante can do. Dantes a great player. He can defend. He can shoot. He hustles. He can guard most positions, Davis said. It gives Tyreke more freedom in that second lineup to be able to do what he does.TIP-INSGrizzlies: Prince, whose name has come up in recent trade speculation, played nearly 25 minutes and finished with six points, three rebounds and two assists. ... Swingman Quincy Pondexter, whose name also has been mentioned in trade speculation, did not play. ... Memphis had won the only previous meeting this season on Nov. 3.Pelicans: The Pelicans improved to 12-5 at home in what was their third wire-to-wire victory this season — all at home. The others came against Minnesota and Houston.UP NEXTGrizzlies: Host Phoenix on Sunday.Pelicans: Visit Boston on Monday. Wholesale Air Max 97 China . -- Michael Frazier II scored 21 points, Dorian Finney-Smith added 11 and No. Cheap Air Max 97 Free Shipping . Cory Batey and Brandon Vandenburg were each convicted on four charges of aggravated rape, one of attempted aggravated rape and two for aggravated sexual battery. Vandenburg was also found guilty of tampering with evidence as well as an unlawful photography charge.MONTREAL - Boxing legend Roy Jones Jr. says hes to blame for Jean Pascals big mouth.Jones said Wednesday that Pascal is part of a generation of fighters who copied his style in and out of the ring, including the pre-fight trash talk.I understand that in Quebec, you like silence — people that come off a little bit lower key than how Mr. Pascal comes off, Jones said. Thats partly my fault because a lot of guys grew up watching me.I didnt have good sense, so I said everything and did everything. But I always aimed for the sky.The 44-year-old Jones will pull double duty on Saturday night when Pascal (28-2-1) takes on Lucian Bute (31-1) in a light heavyweight grudge match between former world champions from Montreal.He will work as colour commentator for the HBO broadcast of the co-feature pitting Cuban heavyweight Mike Perez (20-0) against Carlos Takam (28-1) of France, then work in Pascals corner for the main event.A full house of more than 20,000 is expected at the Bell Centre for what it billed as one of the biggest boxing events in Canadian history. The fighters will reportedly earn $2 million each.It pits former WBC light heavyweight champ Pascals speed and athleticism against the heady technique of the southpaw Bute, the former IBF super-middleweight champion.It will also establish who is best between two local fighters and two local boxing promotion companies — Pascals Groupe Yvon Michel and Butes InterBox.The Romanian-born Bute is a quiet guy, not given to trash talk, but his recent assertion that he will shut Pascals mouth was all the fodder the decidedly vocal Pascal needed.At a press conference on the covered Bell Centre ice, Pascal challenged Bute to stand up and say that to his face. He didnt, and Pascal scoffed.If someone said the same thing to me, Id come and say yes, Im going to shut you up, said Pascal. When you talk, you have to face the music.Im always ready to face the music. Im going to bring Lucian Bute to The Hood on Saturday night.Bute shrugged at Pascals taunts.I worked very hard, I feel good, strong and confident, he said of the bout. I know what I have to do.Many fans find Pascals flashy style and boastful talk distasteful, but it was music to Jones ears.The Pensacola, Fla., native who dominated boxing and won world titles in four weight classes through the 1990s and 2000s says trash talk is good. Cheap Air Max 97 China. He says it will make for a better fight, and make Pascal a better fighter.Theres always a danger — theres another guy on the other side that you might (make angry) — but thats a chance you have to be willing to take because we want to give people more than what they pay for, said Jones.We want to bring some attitude to this match and to do that we have to put ourselves under extreme pressure. If we dont talk, when we come (to the ring), we wont have anything to back up. Jean puts pressure on himself by talking, so he has to perform. You guys should embrace it.Pascal, his trainer Marc Ramsay and the rest of his entourage had Jones at his high altitude training camp at the Big Bear resort in California. It was a thrill for Pascal, who idolized Jones as a youngster.Its inspirational to him because having your idol in your corner means you dont want to let your idol down, said Jones.It was Pascal who approached Jones. That may be a sign that Pascal has finally understood he needs world class help with his fight preparation.The 31-year-old won the WBC belt in 2009 but was brought down to earth in a pair of bouts with veteran Bernard Hopkins, who dodged Pascals haymakers, let him blow himself out in the early rounds, and then took over at the end.Pascal escaped with a draw in their first meeting in 2010, but lost a clear decision to the then 46-year-old Hopkins a year later.He approached me, said Jones. He said he had to fight a southpaw and he always liked how I fought southpaws. He has no disrespect for Bute. If he did, he wouldnt have called me.When he turned pro after the 2004 Olympics Pascal would mimic Jones style in the ring, including keeping his hands at his waist and pot-shotting opponents. He has become a better defensive fighter since then, but still likes to throw bombs.Last week I was in Big Bear and I was saying wow, I was watching this guy when I was 14 on TV and now hes next to me and hes helping me for my next fight, said Pascal. This is incredible.Its a dream come true. Id watch him and I was trying to imitate him, but now I know why he was doing it and when to do it, so this is a big difference to me.And he doesnt want to let Jones down.I dont want to look like a fool in front of my idol, so whatever happens, Ill try to dig down and win this fight. ' ' '

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