The New Orleans Pelicans will clash with the Phoenix Suns tonight at the Smoothie King Center, with the intention of getting back on the winning track after two defeats.
The Pelicans currently have a disappointing record of 7–12, while the Suns are 5th in the Western Conference and have three consecutive wins.
Phoenix Suns vs New Orleans Pelicans injury updates
Head coach Stan Van Gaddi is expected to have all his other players available for the match.
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Phoenix Suns vs. New Orleans Pelicans predict lineup
The Phoenix will start the game with the backcourt of the Sun, Devin Booker and Chris Paul, with Jay Carter and Langston Galway likely to replace him off the bench. Cam Johnson and Mickel Bridges will start at forward venues, while DeAndre Ayton occupies his usual position at center position.
Jay Crowder has been an important player for the Phoenix Suns this season and played the bench role with a positive role after being a starter for several games. He Has scored an average of 10.7 points off the bench, shooting 35% of the three.
New orleans pelican
The New Orleans Pelicans will field the guard duo of Lonzo Ball and Eric Bledos, against Phoenix Phoenix Suns, along with Brandon Ingram and Sion Williamson. Jackson will replace Hayes Adams as the team’s starting center.
Nickil Alexander-Walker and Josh Hart have been integral to the rotation for the New Orleans Pelicans, scoring 10.4 and 8.1 points respectively.
Phoenix Suns vs. New Orleans Pelicans start 5s
Yes– Chris Paul, Yes– Devin Booker, F– Cameron Johnson, F– Mikal Bridge, C– Deandre Ayton
New orleans pelican
Yes– Lonzo Ball, Yes– Eric Bledos, F– Brandon Ingram, F– Zion Williamson, C– Jackson Hayes
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Published 03 Feb 2021, 18:38 IST