NEW ORLEANS — Jrue Holiday just missed his second triple-double against Minnesota in less than a week, putting up a season-high 37 points and adding nine rebounds and eight assists for New Orleans. The Pelicans beat the Timberwolves 120-107.
Zion Williamson scored 23 points on 9-for-15 shooting, and Lonzo Ball had 18 points and eight assists to help the Pelicans start a four-game road trip on the right note.
The Pelicans passed Portland for 10th place in the Western Conference and pulled back within four games of eighth-place Memphis.
Sacramento is in ninth place. Malik Beasley had 21 points and nine rebounds for the Timberwolves.