Zion Williamson, Brandon Ingram take charge as New Orleans Pelicans bedazzle Orlando Magic

Zion Williamson and Brandon Ingram drop a combined 52 points against Orlando Magic

Brandon Ingram and Zion Williamson

Both Zion Williamson and Brandon Ingram looked mightily impressive blasting 23 and 29 points respectively against Orlando Magic in New Orleans Pelicans’ most recent outing. Eric Bledsoe chipped in with 15 points, including five 3-pointers as New Orleans Pelicans bedazzle Orlando Magic 135-100. 

Willy Hernangomez knocked season-best 18 points for the away side. While talking about the Orlando Magic Mo Bamba registered a double-double with 17 points and 12 rebounds. While rookie Devin Cannady scored his career bet 17 points. 

New Orleans Pelicans rout over Orlando Magic 135-100 

Zion Williamson hit 9 baskets from in the paint, and the Pelicans manhandled the short-handed Magic for 66 points in the lane. 

New Orleans Pelicans shot 55.6% from the floor and improved to 17-8 when shooting better than 50%. The 35-point victory was the Pelicans’ largest of the season, eclipsing their 34-point win over Cleveland on March 12. 

New Orleans Pelicans outscored Orlando Magic 79-43 in the second and third quarters. Neither Williamson nor Ingram played in the fourth as away team built its lead to as many as 42 points. 

Orlando Magic lost its fourth straight game and fell for the 23rd time in 28 games. Also, the home team have dropped 7 straight at home. 

Zion Williamson and Brandon Ingram did as they pleased in the first half, combining to score 39 points in the game’s first 24 minutes. Orlando led 32-31 before Williamson started a 21-5 run with a slashing layup as he was fouled. New Orleans outscored Orlando 45-25 in the second period to push its lead to 64-52 by halftime. 

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