McCollum makes 11 3s, scores 42, Pelicans beat 76ers 127-116


              New Orleans Pelicans forward Zion Williamson (1) battles for a rebound with Philadelphia 76ers forward P.J. Tucker (17) in the second half of an NBA basketball game in New Orleans, Friday, Dec. 30, 2022. The Pelicans won 127-116. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
            
              New Orleans Pelicans guard CJ McCollum (3) is doused with water by guard Jose Alvarado (15) after defeating the Philadelphia 76ers in an NBA basketball game in New Orleans, Friday, Dec. 30, 2022. McCollum set a franchise record of eleven 3-pointers and notched a season high 42 points, as the Pelicans won 127-116. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
            
              New Orleans Pelicans guard CJ McCollum (3) celebrates with forward Zion Williamson in the second half of an NBA basketball game against the Philadelphia 76ers in New Orleans, Friday, Dec. 30, 2022. The Pelicans won 127-116. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
            
              New Orleans Pelicans guard CJ McCollum (3) reacts to the crowd as he was acknowledged for setting a franchise record of eleven 3-pointers in a game, in the second half of an NBA basketball game against the Philadelphia 76ers in New Orleans, Friday, Dec. 30, 2022. McCollum also set his season high in scoring with 42 points, and the Pelicans won 127-116. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
            
              New Orleans Pelicans forward Zion Williamson (1) battles for a rebound with Philadelphia 76ers forward P.J. Tucker (17) in the second half of an NBA basketball game in New Orleans, Friday, Dec. 30, 2022. The Pelicans won 127-116. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
            
              New Orleans Pelicans guard CJ McCollum (3) is doused with water by guard Jose Alvarado (15) after defeating the Philadelphia 76ers in an NBA basketball game in New Orleans, Friday, Dec. 30, 2022. McCollum set a franchise record of eleven 3-pointers and notched a season high 42 points, as the Pelicans won 127-116. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
            
              New Orleans Pelicans guard CJ McCollum (3) celebrates with forward Zion Williamson in the second half of an NBA basketball game against the Philadelphia 76ers in New Orleans, Friday, Dec. 30, 2022. The Pelicans won 127-116. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
            
              New Orleans Pelicans guard CJ McCollum (3) reacts to the crowd as he was acknowledged for setting a franchise record of eleven 3-pointers in a game, in the second half of an NBA basketball game against the Philadelphia 76ers in New Orleans, Friday, Dec. 30, 2022. McCollum also set his season high in scoring with 42 points, and the Pelicans won 127-116. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
            
              Philadelphia 76ers center Joel Embiid (21) is fouled while making a basket, as he is covered by New Orleans Pelicans center Willy Hernangomez and guard CJ McCollum (3) during the first half of an NBA basketball game in New Orleans, Friday, Dec. 30, 2022. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
            
              Philadelphia 76ers center Joel Embiid battles under the basket with New Orleans Pelicans center Jonas Valanciunas (17) and guard CJ McCollum (3) in the first half of an NBA basketball game in New Orleans, Friday, Dec. 30, 2022. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
            
              New Orleans Pelicans center Willy Hernangomez (9) reacts with center Jaxson Hayes after being fouled on a 3-point play in the first half of an NBA basketball game against the Philadelphia 76ers in New Orleans, Friday, Dec. 30, 2022. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
            
              New Orleans Pelicans guard CJ McCollum (3) drives to the basket against Philadelphia 76ers guard Matisse Thybulle (22) in the first half of an NBA basketball game in New Orleans, Friday, Dec. 30, 2022. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
            
              New Orleans Pelicans guard CJ McCollum (3) attempts a 3-point shot in the first half of an NBA basketball game against the Philadelphia 76ers in New Orleans, Friday, Dec. 30, 2022. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
McCollum makes 11 3s, scores 42, Pelicans beat 76ers 127-116