Lineups, injury reports and broadcast info for Sunday
Both the Hornets (33-34) and Pelicans (30-37) go into Sunday’s face-off in the middle of playoff races with wins from both required, and if you’re questioning how you can enjoy the action live, you’ve pertained to the best location.
The Hornets continue to hold back the Wizards and Pacers for the 8th seed, however Washington’s win over Indiana on Saturday keeps the pressure on Charlotte. Getting in Sunday’s contest, the Hornets are 1.5 video games up on the Wizards.
For New Orleans, Friday’s loss to the Sixers drops them to 2.5 video games back of the Spurs with 5 video games to go. Any hopes of making the playoffs, which appear slim with injuries to Brandon Ingram and Zion Williamson, probably need the Pelicans to triumph.
All of those playoff ramifications likewise run parallel with Sunday being the 2nd conference in between siblings LaMelo and Lonzo Ball.
Steven Adams is out along with Williamson and Josh Hart. Brandon Ingram is uncertain however Nickeil Alexander-Walker is possible to return from a sprained ankle that has actually kept him out considering that April 4.
Charlotte will lack Miles Bridges, Gordon Hayward and Cody Martin while Devonte’ Graham is doubtful.
Here’s when you ought to tune in to see the video game on Sunday:
Probable beginning lineups
New Orleans Pelicans
Forward – Naji Marshall
Forward – Zion Williamson
Center – Willy Hernangomez
Guard – Eric Bledsoe
Guard – Lonzo Ball
Guard – LaMelo Ball
Guard – Terry Rozier
Forward – Jalen McDaniels
Forward – P.J. Washington
Center – Bismack Biyombo
Jobber Wiki author Frank Long contributed to this report.