The rookie scored 23 points and had seven rebounds in New Orleans’ 109-99 win over the Grizzlies.
In a decisive match for the last Playoff spot that the Western Conference, New Orleans Pelicans beat by 109-99 to Memphis Grizzlies to stay in the fight.
The team led by Alvin Gentry had added two defeats since their participation in the Orlando bubble began, but this Monday they were able to get their first smiles
It is that the rookie and the great star of the New Orleans team, Zion Williamson, was intractable and allowed his team to exhibit their best version. The power forward ended the game with 23 points, to which he added seven rebounds and five assists.
On the Memphis side, who is likely to be voted rookie of the year, Ja Morant, was not fine and closed with 11 points, hitting only five of his 21 field goals.
In this way, the Pelicans earned their first win in Orlando and are now 29-38, closer and closer to the Grizzlies, who are still holding eighth place in the West with a record of 32-36.
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