New Orleans faces Portland in Western Conference matchup
New Orleans; Tuesday, 8 p.m. EST
Western Conference foes New Orleans and Portland will play.
New Orleans finished 33-49 overall and 23-29 in Western Conference play during the 2018-19 season. The Pelicans averaged 7.4 steals, 5.4 blocks and 14.8 turnovers per game last season.
Portland went 53-29 overall and 29-23 in Western Conference games in the 2018-19 season. The Trail Blazers averaged 114.7 points per game while shooting 46.7% from the field and 35.9% from behind the arc last season.
The matchup Tuesday is the first meeting this season for the two teams.
Pelicans Injuries: Zion Williamson: out (right knee), Jahlil Okafor: day to day (left ankle), Darius Miller: out (achilles), Frank Jackson: day to day (neck), Brandon Ingram: day to day (right knee soreness), Derrick Favors: day to day (lower back spasms), Josh Hart: out (knee/ankle), Lonzo Ball: day to day (adductor).