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Williamson and Ingram come through late to lift Pelicans past Nuggets 115-110

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Posted at 11:02 PM, Nov 17, 2023
and last updated 2023-11-18 01:02:34-05

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Zion Williamson scored 26 points and Brandon Ingram added 21, leading the New Orleans Pelicans to a 115-110 victory over the Denver Nuggets.

Williamson and Ingram each scored twice during a late 8-0 run and the Pelicans held on after the Nuggets missed three 3-point shots for the tie in the final 30 seconds.

Jonas Valanciunas scored 22 to help New Orleans win its second straight NBA In-Season Tournament game to improve to 2-1 in West Group B.

Nikola Jokic had 26 points, 18 assists and 16 rebounds for the Nuggets, who never led in the game and fell to 2-1 in the In-Season Tournament.