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

Trae Young

By BRETT MARTEL

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. 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.