The Portland Trail Blazers defeated the new orleans Pelicans 93-103 on Tuesday at the Moda Center in Portland. CJ McCollum had it going for Portland, he contributed 23 points, four rebounds, and two steals in 36 minutes. He made 7-of-15 from the field, 4-of-5 from the three-point line, and 5-of-5 from the Free Throw Line. The Trail Blazers now go 3-1 for the season while the Pelicans drop to 1-3.

Anthony Davis exits the game early

The New Orleans Pelicans lost their star player early five minutes into the first quarter. Anthony Davis bumped knees with Damian Lillard.

Shams Charania of the Vertical reported that Davis directly had an MRI on his left knee, and the results were negative but there was some swelling. This is a big sigh of relief for Pelicans fans. They are currently 1-3 for the season, and losing Anthony Davis will give them a lower chance of making the playoffs this season. Davis is currently averaging 24.2 points, 12.8 rebounds, two assists, 1.5 steals, and 1.5 blocks while shooting 53.1 percent from the field.

Cousins double-double not enough

When Anthony Davis left the game in the first quarter, DeMarcus Cousins quickly got to work.

He contributed 39 points, 13 rebounds, three assists, one steal, and three blocks in 39 minutes. Cousins shot 52.2 percent from the field, 30 percent from beyond the arc, and 70.6 percent from the free throw line. Cousins and Davis are currently having an amazing season, but it has not yet translated to wins, as the Pelicans fall 1-3 for the season.

Ed Davis gets a double-double in 21 minutes

Ed Davis only played 21 minutes, but that was enough for him to get a double-double.

He contributed 12 points, 10 rebounds, and one block. He went 6-of-12 from the field and 0-of-1 from the free throw line. Davis was able to play more minutes than Jusuf Nurkic. If Davis can continue to play well, he may just steal the starting center job this season.

Turner and Lillard score 13 points

Evan Turner and Damian Lillard had a remarkable all-around game against the Pelicans, as both of them filled the stat sheets. Turner contributed 13 points, seven rebounds, four assists, one block and one steal while. Lillard was able to contribute 13 points, five rebounds, seven assists, and one steal. He had a hard time making shots, Lillard only shot 18.8 percent from the field, 12.5 percent from beyond the arc, and 66.7 percent from the free throw line. The Blazers are one of the better offensive teams in the league, but if they can also play defense consistently well, they will be a force to be reckoned with this season.