Williamson scores 13 points in return after missing season

CHICAGO (AP) — Zion Williamson scored 13 points and grabbed 4 rebounds over quarter-hour in his return after a misplaced season with a damaged foot, and the New Orleans Pelicans hung on to overcome the Chicago Bulls 129-125 on Tuesday night time.

Devonte’ Graham led the Pelicans with 21 points and 5 assists. Willy Hernangomez and rookie Dyson Daniels, the 8th general select in remaining summer season’s draft, had 15 points apiece. Dyson had 12 points in the fourth quarter as New Orleans received with a past due push.

DeMar DeRozan led the Bulls with 21 points, and Javonte Green had 18. Nikola Vucevic completed with 15 points and 11 rebounds. Rookie Dalen Terry scored 11 points.

The Pelicans constructed a 73-50 lead at halftime with a good portion of the scoring coming from the bench, a testomony to New Orleans’ intensity. And the Pelicans have been with out Brandon Ingram, who sat out with a sore toe.

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