Pelicans take on the Hawks in non-conference action
Atlanta Hawks (2-1, seventh in the Eastern Conference) vs. New Orleans Pelicans (1-3, 14th in the Western Conference)
New Orleans; Wednesday, 7:30 p.m. EDT
BOTTOM LINE: Atlanta heads to New Orleans for a non-conference matchup.
New Orleans went 31-41 overall last season while going 18-18 at home. The Pelicans shot 47.7% from the field and 34.8% from 3-point range last season.
Atlanta finished 24-18 in Eastern Conference games and 16-20 on the road a season ago. The Hawks averaged 113.7 points per game last season, 19.7 from the free throw line and 37.2 from beyond the arc.
INJURIES: Pelicans: Josh Hart: out (quad), Zion Williamson: out (foot).
Hawks: Danilo Gallinari: out (shoulder), De’Andre Hunter: out (illness), Onyeka Okongwu: out (shoulder).