Zion Williamson was hard to stop and the New Orleans Pelicans (25-32) had a 115-101 win over the Golden State Warriors (12-45) this season. The Pelicans have won for the fifth time in the last six games. Rookie scored 28 points in 33 minutes (12/19 FGM, 1/1 3PM, 1/6 FT), made 7 rebounds, 2 assists and blocked 1 shot. It was Williamson’s eighth consecutive game in which he scored at least 20 points. It’s the longest this season among NBA rookies. Zion also hit three-pointer in the game. Prior to that, he made a throw from far away in his debut meeting.
With 11 out of 23 points in his fourth quarter, Jrue Holiday was the second highest scoring player for the Pelicans and also made 15 assists.