Zion Williamson showcased his dominance with a 34-point performance, leading the New Orleans Pelicans (40-26) to a crucial 112-104 victory over the Los Angeles Clippers (42-24).

With this win, the Pelicans move within striking distance of the Clippers for the coveted No. 4 seed, setting the stage for a potential postseason matchup.

Williamson was the only Pelicans player to score more than 14 points in this game. His effort was supported by Trey Murphy III (14 points) and Brandon Ingram (13 points).

While the Clippers put up a resilient fight, led by the likes of Paul George (26 points) and Kawhi Leonard (23 points), they ultimately fell short against a determined Pelicans squad.

The Pelicans’ ability to control the paint, outscoring the Clippers by a significant margin, was instrumental in securing the victory.