New Orleans hosts Orlando on home skid

Orlando Magic (11-14, eighth in the Eastern Conference) vs. New Orleans Pelicans (6-20, 14th in the Western Conference)

New Orleans; Sunday, 3 p.m. EST

BOTTOM LINE: New Orleans takes on Orlando looking to break its five-game home slide.

The Pelicans have gone 4-9 at home. New Orleans averages 16 turnovers per game and is 2-9 when it wins the turnover battle.

The Magic are 3-8 on the road. Orlando has a 9-2 record against opponents below .500.

The teams face off Sunday for the first time this season.

TOP PERFORMERS: Brandon Ingram has averaged 25.2 points and 7.0 rebounds for the Pelicans. JJ Redick is averaging 2.9 made 3-pointers and 16.5 points over the last 10 games for New Orleans.

D.J. Augustin leads the Magic averaging 4.6 assists while scoring 9.2 points per game. Evan Fournier has averaged 23.9 points and added 2.7 rebounds while shooting 47.1 percent over the last 10 games for Orlando.

LAST 10 GAMES: Magic: 5-5, averaging 103 points, 43.3 rebounds, 21.6 assists, 8.1 steals and 7.3 blocks per game while shooting 43.5 percent from the field. Their opponents have averaged 105 points on 45.2 percent shooting.

Pelicans: 0-10, averaging 106.4 points, 42.6 rebounds, 22.8 assists, 6.2 steals and 4.5 blocks per game while shooting 43.2 percent from the field. Their opponents have averaged 119.9 points on 48.2 percent shooting.

INJURIES: Pelicans: Zion Williamson: out (right knee), Darius Miller: out (achilles).

Magic: Nikola Vucevic: day to day (right ankle), Al-Farouq Aminu: out (right knee).


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