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New Orleans faces Dallas on 3-game skid

January 10, 2021 GMT

New Orleans Pelicans (4-5, 12th in the Western Conference) vs. Dallas Mavericks (5-4, fifth in the Western Conference)

Dallas; Monday, 8:30 p.m. EST

BOTTOM LINE: New Orleans enters the matchup with Dallas after losing three straight games.

Dallas finished 10-4 in Southwest Division play and 20-18 at home in the 2019-20 season. The Mavericks averaged 14.6 points off of turnovers, 14.5 second chance points and 38.4 bench points last season.

New Orleans finished 30-42 overall and 18-30 in Western Conference games during the 2019-20 season. The Pelicans averaged 16.6 points off of turnovers, 14.5 second chance points and 37.9 bench points last season.

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The matchup Monday is the first meeting of the season between the two teams.

INJURIES: Mavericks: Jalen Brunson: day to day (health protocols), Dorian Finney-Smith: day to day (health protocols), Kristaps Porzingis: out (knee).

Pelicans: None listed.

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The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.