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New Orleans Pelicans mission in Portland: Keep tabs on Damian Lillard and C.J. McCollum

Despite the potential for big numbers from Anthony Davis and DeMarcus Cousins, the Trail Blazers backcourt can easily offset the production of the Pelicans deadly #DoItBig combo. New Orleans can't let that happen.

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2017-18 NBA Regular Season
vs
1-2 (1-1 Away)
2-1 (0-0 Home)
October 24, 2017, 9:00 PM Central
Moda Center - Portland, OR
FSNO, NBAtv
WRNO 99.5 FM
Projected Starters
Jrue Holiday PG Damian Lillard
E'Twaun Moore SG C.J. McCollum
Dante Cunningham SF Maurice Harkless
Anthony Davis PF Al-Farouq Aminu
DeMarcus Cousins C Jusuf Nurkic
Advanced Stats (2017-18) via NBA Stats
104.29 (12th) Pace 100.97 (17th)
106.6 (10th) ORtg 114.4 (2nd)
108.6 (26th) DRtg 94.5 (4th)
-2.0 (20th) Net Rating +19.9 (2nd)

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