Oklahoma City plays New Orleans in conference showdown
Oklahoma City; Saturday, 5 p.m. EDT
Western Conference foes Oklahoma City and New Orleans face off.
Oklahoma City finished 28-24 in Western Conference action and 27-14 at home in the 2018-19 season. The Thunder averaged 114.5 points per game while shooting 45.4% from the field and 34.8% from 3-point distance last season.
New Orleans finished 33-49 overall and 23-29 in Western Conference games in the 2018-19 season. The Pelicans shot 47.3% from the field and 34.4% from 3-point range last season.
The matchup Saturday is the first meeting of the season between the two teams.