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Game 1: New Orleans Pelicans at Houston Rockets game thread

The 2018-19 season opener!

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Who’s ready to watch some regular season NBA basketball again?!?

The New Orleans Pelicans are kicking off the 2018-19 season against the Houston Rockets in about an hour’s time. You can catch the broadcast on ESPN or Fox Sports New Orleans at 7:00 p.m. Central.

Per the latest injury report update, only the name of Jahlil Okafor (Ankle) appeared on the list, but Alvin Gentry gave confirmation that center will be available to play during the pre-game session.

For more details on today’s matchup, please check out our preview.

Also, be sure to read our predictions for this game as well as the rest of the season, and in case you missed the news, welcome back a familiar old face, Tim Frazier!

Geaux Pels!!!

What: New Orleans Pelicans at Houston Rockets

Where: Toyota Center

When: Wednesday, October 17, 2018, 7:00 p.m. Central

How: ESPN, Fox Sports New Orleans, 99.5 FM WRNO

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