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New Orleans Pelicans seek to make it two in a row against Portland Trail Blazers

The players have been preaching "being greedy." Can they pull off a second consecutive road victory and take a commanding lead before heading home for two games?

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2017-18 NBA Regular Season
1-0 (1-0 Away)
0-1 (0-1 Home)
April 17, 2017, 9:30 PM Central
Moda Center - Portland, OR
WRNO 99.5 FM
Projected Starters
Rajon Rondo PG Damian Lillard
Jrue Holiday SG C.J. McCollum
E'Twaun Moore SF Evan Turner
Nikola Mirotic PF Al-Farouq Aminu
Anthony Davis C Jusuf Nurkic
Advanced Stats (2017-18) via NBA Stats
99.34 (7th) Pace 99.34 (7th)
98.6 (12th) ORtg 94.7 (15th)
94.7 (2nd) DRtg 98.6 (5th)
+3.8 (7th) Net Rating -3.8 (10th)

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