Zion finishes with 26 points in Pels’ preseason opening win

Zion finishes with 26 points in Pels’ preseason opening win
Zion Williamson finished with 26 points and 11 rebounds against the Heat. (Source: New Orleans Pelicans)

NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - Zion Williamson racked up 26 points and 11 rebounds in Pelicans win over the Heat, 114-92. This was the Pels’ preseason opener.

Williamson played over 33 minutes against the Heat. One of the highest outputs in his NBA career, preseason or regular season. Williamson was 10-of-11 on free throws.

Brandon Ingram contributed with 22 points in the victory. The forward rolled up 16 first-half points for the Pels’.

Lonzo Ball had 12 points and six assists for the Pelicans at Miami, where they will play on Christmas Day. Josh Hart added 11 points.

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