The New Orleans Pelicans held an NBA match against the Washington Wizards on Wednesday night, November 28 2018. Status as the host at Smoothie King Center, New Orleans, Louisiana, United States, Pelicans appeared dominant from the start. Always superior since the first quarter, Pelicans drove and closed the match with a 125-104 victory.
This victory makes Pelicans now have a win-lose record (11-11). In addition, this victory managed to bring Pelicans to break their negative trend. In four games before against the Wizards, Pelicans did not even win. On the other hand, the victory won by the Pelicans made the position of the two teams this season balanced. Last Saturday, Pelicans had to lose to the Wizards while visiting Capital One Arena, the headquarters of the Wizards.
Instead, this defeat means breaking the positive sequence of Scott Brooks’s care team. The Wizards have always come home with wins in the previous two matches and managed to improve their position in the Eastern Conference standings. This loss made their current win-lose record (8-13).
Six Pelicans players scored two digits with three of them posting 20 points or more. Jrue Holiday came out as the team’s top scorer with 29 points, 6 rebounds and 5 assists. Anthony Davis was right behind Holiday with double, 28 points and 16 rebounds. Julius Randle who started the match from the bench also recorded a double, 23 points plus 12 rebounds.
One more player who blasted the double for Pelicans was their guard, Tim Frazier. Playing for 37 minutes he incised 12 points, 6 rebounds and 12 assists. Nikola Mirotic had 15 points and 9 rebounds while E’Twaun Moore added 10 points.
From the stronghold of the Wizards, there are five players who have at least 10 points. Kelly Oubre Jr. and Markieff Morris simultaneously became the top scorer of the team with both scored 22 points. John Wall, who played for 26 minutes, added 17 points, 5 rebounds and 7 assists. Bradley Beal became the only double-double player for the Wizards after packing 16 points, 5 rebounds and 11 assists. Jeff Green completes the list with a score of 10 points for 19 minutes of play.