Pelicans Defeat Knicks Without Zion Williamson, 117-116.

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Pelicans Defeat Knicks Without Zion Williamson, 117-116.
Pelicans Defeat Knicks Without Zion Williamson, 117-116.

The Pelicans, aka Duke South, traveled to New York without Zion Williamson, who has a sore knee that may keep him out for weeks, but it didn't matter as the Pels nipped the Knicks by one, 117-116. Williamson's Duke teammate RJ Barrett sparkled anyway, shooting 9-12 for 19 points (17 in the first half) along with six rebounds and three assists. New Orleans started three former Devils: Brandon Ingram, Jahlil Okafor and JJ Redick. Ingram had 16 while Okafor and Redick had 13 each. They combined to shoot 14-27. Frank Jackson came off the bench to shoot 4-6 for 10 more. Okafor also had nine boards. Add it all up and the Dukies hit 18-33 or 54.5 percent. As for Williamson, he is having a knee issue

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