MILWAUKEE -- Eric Gordon scored 21 points, centre Alexis Ajinca added 16, and the New Orleans Pelicans headed home for All-Star weekend with a 102-98 victory over the Milwaukee Bucks on Wednesday night. The Pelicans had seven players in double figures and stayed in the game despite foul trouble all night for big man Anthony Davis. Davis ended up playing the fourth quarter with four fouls, providing enough of a presence on both ends of the floor to allow his teammates to go strong to the hoop. The short-handed Bucks still hung around and Ersan Ilyasovas 3 with 58.7 seconds left got Milwaukee within 100-98. After Brian Roberts missed a layup, Milwaukee had one last chance, but got tied up in the backcourt and turned the ball over with 9 seconds left. Brandon Knight had 22 points and nine assists to lead the Bucks, limited to nine players because of a litany of injuries. They may have missed shot-blockers Larry Sanders (eye) and John Henson (ankle) the most with the Pelicans attacking the basket late. A layup by Tyreke Evans and soft floater in the lane by Roberts sandwiched around a missed dunk by Ilyasova gave new Orleans a 100-95 lead with 1:06 left before Ilyasova redeemed himself with a 3. The surge by the Pelicans answered an open 3 from the corner by Nate Wolters that had drawn Milwaukee within one with about 2 minutes left. But after getting to the hoop for much of the first half with Davis on the bench with three fouls, the Bucks had trouble getting good looks in the lane after halftime. Ilyasova finished with 16 points and nine boards in his first game back since missing two with back spasms. Davis finished with 12 points and Roberts had 17. Ajinca came a point short of his career high. The 7-foot-2 centre finished 7 of 7 and stabilized the middle while Davis was on the bench. Averaging just 4.0 points a game coming into the night, Ajinca went 4 of 4 in the Pelicans 37-point third quarter that turned a three-point halftime deficit into a seven-point lead. New Orleans coach Monty Williams sought a quick start on defence from his team after giving up at least 29 points in the first quarters of their two previous games, both losses. The Pelicans heeded their coachs pleas and held the Bucks to 19 points in the first quarter. But with foul trouble plaguing Davis -- the NBAs leader in blocked shots -- the Bucks broke through early in the middle. Nifty interior passing helped get Zaza Pachulia and Ilyasova find room to operate underneath. Knight passed up an open 3 and drove the lane to draw Davis third foul with 6:39 left in the second quarter, just seconds after Davis had returned to floor. Milwaukee took advantage from there and got a boost from Gary Neal on the outside with 11 first-half points to take a 49-46 lead at halftime. 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Carter was a happy man Friday night, scoring the shootout winner to lift the Los Angeles Kings to a 2-1 victory over the Carolina Hurricanes. Dwight King also scored for the Kings while Jonathan Quick made 27 saves. Jeff Skinner had Carolinas goal, and Cam Ward stopped 36 shots. Carter, who had scored four goals in his first four games of the season, went to his backhand in the shootout to beat Ward. Quick stopped Nathan Gerbe, Alexander Semin and Skinner in the shootout to make Carters goal hold up as the winner. "Hes a top-class goalie, and he showed it," King said of Quick. Ward, Carolinas No. 1 netminder, has yet to win a game this season -- both of the Hurricanes victories have come with back-up Anton Khudobin in net. King scored on a short-handed breakaway 13:26 into the third period, sliding the puck through Wards legs after Carolinas Justin Faulk turned the puck over near the Hurricanes blue line. Carolina tied the score 40 seconds later on the same power play when Skinner cleaned up a rebound off an Andrej Sekera shot from the point. Up until that sequence, there had been few scoring chances in the tight-checking affair. The Kings did pressure Ward in the opening minutes of the game, and the Hurricanes Eric Staal and Alexander Semin misfired on aa two-on-one opportunity in the second.dddddddddddd Otherwise, there wasnt much room to manoeuvr. "It wasnt 50 minutes of nothing -- it was a pretty good game," said Los Angeles coach Darryl Sutter. Los Angeles power play had some dangerous moments in the third period, but the unit couldnt beat Ward. The Kings also had a power play in overtime but couldnt generate many chances. Los Angeles came into the game having scored on 31.2 per cent of their man advantages this season. For his part, Carolina coach Kirk Muller was pleased with his teams effort. It was the first of 20 back-to-back games for the Hurricanes -- Carolina won 3-2 on Thursday night in Washington. "I think thats a game that shows our team is growing together," Muller said. "Obviously, we didnt get the extra point, but you know three (points) out of four -- thats pretty good." The Kings dominated in the faceoff circle, winning 69 per cent of the draws. Elias Lindholm, Carolinas first-round draft pick in the summer, suffered an upper-body injury in the second period and did not return. NOTES: Carolinas Staal played in his 695th NHL game for the Hurricanes, moving into fourth place on the franchises all-time list. . Quick was playing in his 291st NHL game but first against the Hurricanes. . Carolina made its first lineup tweaks of the season, starting F Kevin Westgarth and D Mike Komisarek in place of F Riley Nash and D Ryan Murphy. 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