Williamson strong inside, Pelicans trounce Grizzlies 144-113

Trae Young

By CLAY BAILEY

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Zion Williamson scored 31 points while dominating inside, and the New Orleans Pelicans ended a three-game skid with a 144-113 victory over the Memphis Grizzlies. Williamson was 13 of 16 from the field and added seven rebounds and six assists as the Pelicans finished with a season high in points. Josh Hart scored a season-high 27 points and Brandon Ingram had 22 for New Orleans. Ja Morant scored 28 points on 12-of-16 shooting for Memphis. Kyle Anderson finished with 19 points and Dillon Brooks scored 18, going 4 of 6 from 3-point range. The Pelicans won their fifth straight over the Grizzlies.