Sacramento plays conference foe New Orleans

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August 11, 2020 11:58 AM

New Orleans Pelicans (30-40, 12th in the Western Conference) vs. Sacramento Kings (29-41, 13th in the Western Conference)

Lake Buena Vista, Florida; Tuesday, 9 p.m. EDT - GAME HUB

BOTTOM LINE

De'Aaron Fox and the Sacramento Kings play Jrue Holiday and the New Orleans Pelicans.

The Kings are 21-23 against conference opponents. Sacramento is ninth in the Western Conference with 12.7 fast break points per game led by Fox averaging 3.6.

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The Pelicans have gone 18-29 against Western Conference opponents. New Orleans is second in the league with 26.9 assists per game led by Lonzo Ball averaging 7.0.

The Kings won the last matchup between these two squads 140-125 on Aug. 6. Bogdan Bogdanovic scored 35 points to help lead Sacramento to the win.

TOP PERFORMERS

Alex Len is second on the Kings with 6.5 rebounds and averages 6.2 points. Buddy Hield is averaging 3.5 made 3-pointers and 14.7 points over the last 10 games for Sacramento.

Brandon Ingram is averaging 23.8 points and 6.1 rebounds for the Pelicans. Derrick Favors is shooting 60.2% and averaging 7.9 points over the last 10 games for New Orleans.

LAST 10 GAMES

Kings: 3-7, averaging 118.1 points, 43.4 rebounds, 25.2 assists, 8.6 steals and three blocks per game while shooting 48.7% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 122.8 points on 49.1% shooting.

Pelicans: 4-6, averaging 115.9 points, 46.8 rebounds, 27.8 assists, 7.4 steals and 3.7 blocks per game while shooting 46.8% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 117.7 points on 45.2% shooting.

INJURIES

Kings: Richaun Holmes: out (hip), Kent Bazemore: out (calf soreness).

Pelicans: None listed.