The New Orleans Pelicans will tip off at the top of the hour against the San Antonio Spurs and head coach Willie Green will roll out a starting lineup that’s posted a 4-2 record — the only winning record from among the eight different groups that have begun games this season.
The leaders in San Antonio tonight.#Pelicans | @Verizon pic.twitter.com/GuTABlNu1s— New Orleans Pelicans (@PelicansNBA) December 12, 2021
In 129 minutes, Devonte’ Graham, Brandon Ingram, Josh Hart, Herb Jones and Jonas Valanciunas have combined for a +2.4 net rating. While the offense (104.3 ORTG) could use some improvement, the defense (101.9) by this group has been outstanding.
That’s the 11th best defensive mark by a lineup which has appeared on the floor together for at least 100 minutes.
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Who: New Orleans Pelicans (8-20) vs San Antonio Spurs (9-16)
When: December 12, 2021, 6:00 pm
Where to watch: Bally Sports New Orleans, League Pass
Where to listen: ESPN 100.3 FM
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