January 14 News The Pelicans beat the Pistons 116-110.
After the game, Pelicans coach Willie Green was interviewed by the media and talked about teammate Jonas Valanciunas.
“He played a monster-level performance. Valanciunas dominated the low post and rebounded today. Every point and every rebound of him was essential.” Willie Green said in an interview.
“Today was a great away win.”
When talking about this game, Willie Green said: “We are a tenacious team, we are very resilient.”
“We can lose games like this, but we came together and did what we had to do. We played well at the end and we got the ball to our bigs.”
“Valanciunas’ performance was really crucial.”
“His sacrifice is important, it makes our team better, he is a player with a good character.”
“As long as it is for the good of the team, he is willing to make great sacrifices. He is an important member of us.”
“But when we need him to be himself, he can also play very well.”
In this game, Valanciunas played 30 minutes, scored 33 points, 16 rebounds, 3 assists and 1 block, and made 12 of 15 shots.