Williamson pushes Pelicans past NBA-leading Jazz, 129-124

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Posted at 11:32 PM, Mar 01, 2021
and last updated 2021-03-02 01:34:11-05

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Zion Williamson had 26 points, 10 rebounds and five assists, and the New Orleans Pelicans held off the NBA-leading Utah Jazz 129-124 Monday night.

Brandon Ingram scored 26, Lonzo Ball added 23 and JJ Redick scored 17, highlighted by two four-point plays.

Bojan Bogdanovic hit seven 3s and finished with a game-high 31 points for Utah, which lost for just the eighth time this season, but the second time in three games.

New Orleans led by 14 with 3:54 left, but had to survive the Jazz cutting their deficit to a point in the final minute.