Trae Younger #11 of the Atlanta Hawks in motion throughout a preseason recreation towards the New Orleans Pelicans (Picture by Carmen Mandato/Getty Photos)
The New Orleans Pelicans will tackle the Atlanta Hawks for the second time in three video games with loads on the road.
The Pels have really gained floor on the Golden State Warriors for the ultimate play-in spot and are only a half recreation again, even after dropping two of three video games.
The New Orleans Pelicans are abruptly battling myriad accidents as nicely, with Zion Williamson, Brandon Ingram, Steven Adams, Josh Hart and Kira Lewis all anticipated to overlook the Hawks’ recreation whereas Nickeil Alexander-Walker is questionable.
If the Pelicans can keep within the combine whereas they wait for his or her stars to return, they are going to be a primary place to make a run on the playoffs, as everybody on the backside of the West is dropping and the Pels have one of many simpler schedules to shut it out.
The Pels have loads of questions coming into this recreation vs. Atlanta and a few of them are going to be answered.
New Orleans Pelicans: Can the Pels get a win on the street?
The Pelicans are simply 8-14 away from Smoothie King Middle this season and have been worse in practically each single statistical class.
The Hawks however, are 12-9 at house and have received six-in-a-row at State Farm Area.
This doesn’t bode nicely for the Pelicans, so this may be an upset, particularly contemplating the variety of accidents they’re attempting to work round.
But when the New Orleans Pelicans can pull the shorthanded upset, it might be the spark they should go on a run, as they’ve been dangerous on the street and are taking part in towards a crew that is superb at house.
It will be good for the Pels to lastly get issues occurring the street and get a giant win towards the Hawks.