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Without Anthony Davis, the weight of the world will be on DeMarcus Cousins against Kings

With six New Orleans Pelicans sidelined and Josh Smith unlikely to be ready to play, the remaining role players need to step up their games alongside Boogie.

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2017-18 NBA Regular Season
at
1-3 (1-2 Away)
1-3 (0-1 Home)
October 26, 2017, 9:30 PM Central
Golden 1 Center - Sacramento, CA
TNT
WRNO 99.5 FM
Projected Starters
Jrue Holiday PG George Hill
E'Twaun Moore SG Buddy Hield
Darius Miller SF Justin Jackson
Dante Cunningham PF Zach Randolph
DeMarcus Cousins C Willie Cauley-Stein
Advanced Stats (2017-18) via NBA Stats
104.04 (8th) Pace 97.29 (27th)
102.5 (17th) ORtg 98.3 (22nd)
106.3 (20th) DRtg 105.5 (19th)
-3.9 (20th) Net Rating -7.2 (23rd)

Gameday Links

  • Josh Smith will be added to the Pelicans roster but likely won't play tonight as contract hasn't been finalized

  • DeMarcus Cousins is confident the Pelicans experiment will ultimately work.