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Ingram and the Pelicans face the Spurs

9 months 1 day 20 hours ago Tuesday, January 21 2020 Jan 21, 2020 January 21, 2020 1:20 AM January 21, 2020 in Sports - AP - Texas

By The Associated Press

San Antonio Spurs (19-23, ninth in the Western Conference) vs. New Orleans Pelicans (17-27, 12th in the Western Conference)

New Orleans; Wednesday, 9 p.m. EST

BOTTOM LINE: Brandon Ingram and the New Orleans Pelicans host the San Antonio Spurs. Ingram currently ranks 10th in the league scoring 25.6 points per game.

The Pelicans are 2-5 against the rest of their division. New Orleans is 2-5 in games decided by less than 4 points.

The Spurs are 2-5 against opponents from the Southwest Division. San Antonio is eighth in the league scoring 113.7 points per game while shooting 47.1 percent.

The matchup Wednesday is the first meeting this season between the two teams.

TOP PERFORMERS: Ingram is shooting 47.7 percent and averaging 25.6 points. Lonzo Ball has averaged 15.2 points and totaled 7.5 rebounds while shooting 39.3 percent over the last 10 games for New Orleans.

DeMar DeRozan has shot 53.4 percent and is averaging 22.5 points for the Spurs. LaMarcus Aldridge has averaged 18.2 points and 6.1 rebounds while shooting 47.6 percent over the last 10 games for San Antonio.

LAST 10 GAMES: Pelicans: 6-4, averaging 121.8 points, 46.4 rebounds, 27.8 assists, 6.6 steals and 6.3 blocks per game while shooting 48.0 percent from the field. Their opponents have averaged 121.6 points on 47.2 percent shooting.

Spurs: 5-5, averaging 114.9 points, 45 rebounds, 25.3 assists, 6.7 steals and 4.8 blocks per game while shooting 46.4 percent from the field. Their opponents have averaged 113.9 points on 46.4 percent shooting.

INJURIES: Pelicans: Kenrich Williams: out (back), Jahlil Okafor: day to day (back), Zion Williamson: day to day (knee), Darius Miller: out (achilles), Derrick Favors: day to day (back).

Spurs: Rudy Gay: day to day (illness), DeMarre Carroll: day to day (illness).

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

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