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New Orleans Pelicans vs Washington Wizards Game Thread

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Ryan Anderson will miss the game due to a stomach virus. Relax folks, we have on good authority that he's actually ill so put those imminent trade rumors aside for the time being.

On the other hand, Kendrick Perkins is expected to play. Alvin Gentry stated in his pre-game comments that he may see a few minutes at the most since the Washington Wizards will likely play small for much of the game.

These roster announcements could potentially open up minutes for a seldom used player off the bench. Particularly, I'm looking at Luke Babbitt. Theoretically, he could cover for some of the missing perimeter firepower lost due to a sidelined Anderson.

If you haven't already, please read today's game preview.

2015-16 NBA Regular Season
vs
5-16 (4-6 Home)
9-11 (5-4 Away)
December 11, 2015, 7:00 PM Central
Smoothie King Center - New Orleans, LA
Fox Sports New Orleans
Charter - 810, Cox - 1038, DirecTV - 676, U-Verse - 1757
WRNO 99.5 FM
Projected Starters
Tyreke Evans PG John Wall
Eric Gordon SG Bradley Beal
Alonzo Gee SF Jared Dudley
Anthony Davis PF Otto Porter
Omer Asik C Marcin Gortat
Advanced Stats (2015-16) via NBA Stats
99.9 (9th) Pace 101.51 (4th)
101.1 (19th) ORtg 99.4 (22nd)
108.8 (30th) DRtg 103.4 (22nd)
-7.6 (28th) Net Rating -4.0 (21st)

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