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Washington Wizards (24-45)

Mon. 8/3 Wed. 8/5 Fri. 8/7 Sun. 8/9 Tue. 8/11
vs. Ind 
L 100-111
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vs. Phi 
L 98-107
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@ NO 
L 107-118
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@ OKC 
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vs. Mil 
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Holiday scores 28; Pelicans top Wizards without Williamson

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) Jrue Holiday scored 28 points, and the New Orleans Pelicans defeated the Washington Wizards 118-107 without star rookie Zion Williamson on Friday night, improving their chances of earning a Western Conference playoff spot.

Williamson, the top pick in the 2019 NBA draft, rested. The Pelicans continued their practice of holding him out of the second game of back-to-backs, as they did before the hiatus while managing his recovery from a right meniscus tear. Williamson also left the team three weeks ago to attend to a family medical matter, which has affected his conditioning.

Without him, the Pelicans still shot 48 percent. New Orleans is 2 1/2 games behind eighth-place Memphis in the West and 1 1/2 games behind ninth-place Portland with three games remaining. To force a play-in, a team must be in ninth place and within four games of the eighth-place team.

Points: Bradley Beal30.5
Rebounds: Thomas Bryant7.2
Assists: Bradley Beal6.1
FG%: Bradley Beal45.5%
Steals: Bradley Beal1.25
Blocks: Ian Mahinmi1.16
Defense (Rank)
Points: 119.4 (29)
Rebounds: 46.1 (25)
Assists: 25.2 (24)
FG%: 48.9% (29)
FT%: 77.8% (19)
3P%: 37.5% (26)
Offense (Rank)
Points: 114.9 (6)
Rebounds: 41.8 (29)
Assists: 25.1 (12)
FG%: 45.9% (19)
FT%: 78.8% (11)
3P%: 37.1% (8)
Southeast Division
  W L Pct GB
x-Miami 43 26 .623 12.0
x-Orlando 32 38 .457 23.5
Charlotte 23 42 .354 30.0
Washington 24 45 .348 31.0
Atlanta 20 47 .299 34.0
Full Standings
Date Player Transactions
7/17/2020 Jarrod Uthoff Signed for the Rest of the Season
7/1/2020 Jerian Grant Signed for the Rest of the Season
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Date Player Status
7/7/2020 Bradley Beal Right rotator cuff
6/22/2020 Davis Bertans Opted out of season
8/1/2019 John Wall Torn ACL
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