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Wizards Fall 133-126 Against New Orleans - Game Recap

Zion Williamson went off for 36 points and added 6 rebounds leading New Orleans to a 133-126 win over Washington on Wednesday at Smoothie King Center.

New Orleans won on the scoreboard, but lost at the pay window as they failed to cover the -14.5-point spread. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 234.5.

CJ McCollum had 26 points for New Orleans and Brandon Ingram chipped in with 18 points. Zion Williamson had 8 assists for the Pelicans, while Herbert Jones was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 6 boards.

The Wizards got a 43-point performance from Deni Avdija, who was supported by 20 points from Corey Kispert. Tyus Jones had 15 assists in a losing cause for Washington, while Deni Avdija grabbed 15 rebounds.

New Orleans led at halftime, 68-60.

The rebound battle favored Washington as they grabbed 42 boards, while New Orleans only had 39

Next game, New Orleans takes its act home to face Houston looking for another win. For Washington, they head on the road to face Denver.