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Zion Williamson’s fast begin helps Pelicans beat Magic


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Orlando Magic guard Markelle Fultz (20) seems for a shot towards New Orleans Pelicans ahead Zion Williamson throughout the first half of an NBA preseason basketball recreation, Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2023, in Orlando, Fla. (AP Photograph/John Raoux)

ORLANDO, Florida — Brandon Ingram scored 18 factors, Zion Williamson had 16 and the New Orleans Pelicans beat the Orlando Magic 104-92 within the NBA on Tuesday night time.

Williamson completed the primary quarter with 10 factors, 4 steals, two assists and a rebound. He shot 6 of 8 in 16 minutes general. Ingram was 8-of-16 taking pictures. The Pelicans have been 35 of 59 from contained in the 3-point line however simply 7 of 28 outdoors it.

Franz Wagner scored 19 factors and Moritz Wagner had 16 for Orlando. The brothers mixed to shoot 15 of 21 whereas the remainder of the Magic shot 20 of 63.

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CELTICS 123, KNICKS 110

Jason Tatum scored 28 factors, Kristaps Porzingis scored 20 and host Boston beat New York with the assistance of 23 3-pointers.

The Celtics put it up from deep 52 occasions, taking pictures 44.2%. Jaylen Brown added 17 factors for the Celtics, enjoying alongside Tatum for the primary time this preseason.

Quentin Grimes scored 22 factors for the Knicks, who rested their starters.

THUNDER 124, BUCKS 101

Josh Giddey scored 19 factors, Chet Holmgren scored 18 and Oklahoma Metropolis beat visiting Milwaukee.

Giddey completed 9 of 12 from the sector and Holmgren was 7 of 8. The Thunder have been 48 of 85 (56.5%).

Giannis Antetokounmpo scored 18 factors for Milwaukee. In his second recreation with the Bucks, Damian Lillard scored 5 factors on 2-of-11 taking pictures. He’s 5 of 21 in two preseason video games.

RAPTORS 106, BULLS 102

Scottie Barnes and Pascal Siakam scored 22 factors apiece and visiting Toronto beat Chicago to enhance to 3-0 within the preseason.

Zach LaVine scored 25 factors and Nikola Vucevic had 20 factors and 10 rebounds for the Bulls, whose starters performed nearly all of the sport. Chicago used solely three bench gamers.

CLIPPERS 116, NUGGETS 103

Paul George scored 23 factors taking pictures 9 of 13 and Kawhi Leonard scored 11 and host Los Angeles beat Denver’s reserves.

Rookie Hunter Tyson scored 19 factors and former Clipper Reggie Jackson scored 15 for the Nuggets

TIMBERWOLVES 138, MACCABI RA’ANANA 111

Luka Garza scored 30 factors, Josh Minott scored 23 and host Minnesota, absent its starters, beat Maccabi Ra’anana of Israel.

Dwayne Bacon, who performed collegiately at Florida State, scored 26 factors for Ra’anana. Dakarai Tucker, who performed at Utah, added 24 factors for the Israeli membership.

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