New Orleans faces Sacramento, looks to halt 5-game slide
New Orleans Pelicans (4-7, 12th in the Western Conference) vs. Sacramento Kings (5-8, 14th in the Western Conference)
Sacramento; Sunday, 9 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: New Orleans heads into the matchup against Sacramento after losing five games in a row.
Sacramento finished 31-41 overall and 16-19 at home during the 2019-20 season. The Kings gave up 112.1 points per game while committing 22.2 fouls last season.
New Orleans went 30-42 overall and 18-30 in Western Conference play during the 2019-20 season. The Pelicans averaged 115.8 points per game while allowing opponents to score 117.1 last season.
The matchup Sunday is the first meeting this season between the two teams.
INJURIES: Kings: Jahmi’us Ramsey: out (groin), Hassan Whiteside: out (hip), DaQuan Jeffries: out (left ankle).
Pelicans: Lonzo Ball: out (knee).