Golden State Warriors at New Orleans Pelicans
Sunday, November 17, 2019 at 7:00 PM (Smoothie King Center)
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The Golden State Warriors head East on Sunday for a game against the New Orleans Pelicans. In their last game, Golden State took yet another loss, this time to the Boston Celtics by the score of 105-100. Alec Burks led Golden State in scoring on the night as he totaled 20 points while shooting 4 of 11 from the field and 11 of 12 from the free throw line. Draymond Green led the Warriors in rebounds on the night totaling 11 in the game. D’Angelo Russell led the Warriors in assists on the night as he recorded 7 in the 25 minutes that he played.
On the year, Golden State is now 2-11 and are a far cry from the team they have been in years past. The Warriors are currently in 5th place in the Pacific Division. D’Angelo Russell leads the Warriors in points per game on the year with 24.3 and in assists per game with 6.7. Golden State’s most productive rebounder has been Willie Cauley-Stein who has averaged 6.3 rebounds per game. The Warriors come into Sunday’s game pretty banged up as they will be without Stephen Curry for quite some time as well as Damion Lee, Kevon Looney, Jacob Evans, Alen Smailagic and D’Angelo Russell who are all listed as out.
On Sunday, the New Orleans Pelicans welcome the Golden State Warriors to town but first the Pelicans, head to Miami on Saturday for a game against the Heat in a game between two teams in the Eastern Conference. In their last game, the Pelicans were victorious, beating the Los Angeles Clippers by the score of 132-127. Jrue Holiday led the Pelicans in points, scoring 36 while going 13 of 24 from the fiend and 5 of 7 from the free throw line. Holiday also led the Pelicans in assists as he recorded 7 on the night in the 37 minutes that he played in the game. Derrick Favors led New Orleans in rebounds as he was a machine on the glass, recording 20 rebounds including 9 offensively.
The Pelicans come into Saturday’s game with a record of 3-8, but are just 1-4 when playing on the road. New Orleans record puts them in 5th place in the Southwest Division, which makes them the last place teams. On the year, the Pelicans are led in points per game by Brandon Ingram who has scored 25.9 points per game. Jrue Holiday leads the Pelicans in assists per game as he is averaging 7.2. Derrick Favors currently leads the Pelicans in rebounds per game with 9.5. New Orleans heads into Saturday’s game with lots of question marks on their roster as Brandon Ingram, J.J. Redick, Jahlil Okafor and Josh Hart are listed day to day while Lonzo Ball is listed as out.
The Warriors come into Sunday’s game scoring 109.5 points per game which is 17th in the league while allowing 119.8 points per game which is 2nd in the NBA. As of Saturday, the Pelicans are currently scoring 118.4 points per game which is 3rd in the NBA, however, they are also allowing 122.8 points per game which is the worst in the league. In their last 5, Golden State is 0-5 while New Orleans is 2-3. With Russel and Curry being out of Sunday’s game, this is the perfect opportunity for the Pelicans to pick up a win against the Warriors and I expect the Pelicans to do so. New Orleans wins 125-110.