Sacramento hosts New Orleans on 4-game home slide

New Orleans Pelicans (34-44, ninth in the Western Conference) vs. Sacramento Kings (29-50, 12th in the Western Conference)

Sacramento, California; Tuesday, 10 p.m. EDT


BOTTOM LINE: Sacramento looks to break its four-game home losing streak with a win against New Orleans.

The Kings are 19-30 in Western Conference games. Sacramento ranks eighth in the Western Conference with 9.8 offensive rebounds per game led by Richaun Holmes averaging 2.1.

The Pelicans are 23-25 against Western Conference opponents. New Orleans ranks third in the league with 11.8 offensive rebounds per game led by Jonas Valanciunas averaging 3.1.

The teams play for the fourth time this season. The Pelicans won the last meeting 125-95 on March 3. Brandon Ingram scored 33 points to help lead the Pelicans to the win.

TOP PERFORMERS: Harrison Barnes is averaging 16.9 points and 5.7 rebounds for the Kings. Donte DiVincenzo is averaging 2.6 made 3-pointers over the last 10 games for Sacramento.

Valanciunas is shooting 54.3% and averaging 17.9 points for the Pelicans. CJ McCollum is averaging 24.4 points over the last 10 games for New Orleans.


INJURIES: Kings: Domantas Sabonis: out (knee), Terence Davis: out (wrist), Richaun Holmes: out for season (personal), De’Aaron Fox: out (hand), Alex Len: day to day (back).

Pelicans: Kira Lewis Jr.: out for season (knee), Zion Williamson: out (foot).


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