Pels led by ‘Dirk’ Valanciunas’ 7 first-half 3s in win

Jonas Valanciunas hit his first seven 3s Monday night — all in the first half — and scored a career-high 39 points in helping the Pelicans beat the Clippers. He also added 15 rebounds. Said coach Willie Green: “Guys were calling him Dirk Valanciunas.”