Can the New Orleans Pelicans' frontcourt keep up this torrid pace?
Four @PelicansNBA players scored 20+ PTS in their season-opening win:— NBA.com/Stats (@nbastats) October 18, 2018
Anthony Davis (32)
Nikola Mirotic (30)
Julius Randle (25)
E'Twaun Moore (21)
No other quartet of teammates in the last 20 years scored 20+ PTS in their first game of the season. #KiaTipOff18pic.twitter.com/EEv8xslpGe
Davis also grabbed 16 rebounds and dished out eight assists. Mirotic pulled down 10 rebounds in addition to his 30 points.
Randle came off the bench to score his 25 points, despite tweaking his ankle.
By contrast, the Rockets rebound leader was guard James Harden with nine. Center Clint Capela had eight rebounds and eight points.