The usual starting point guard will miss his second straight game due to a right hip flexor strain. Nickeil Alexander-Walker will likely start in Ball’s place once more.
In four starts this season, NAW has compiled averages of 19.5 points, 4.8 rebounds and 2.3 assists, shooting 57.4% from the field and 47.8% from 3-point range.
Who: New Orleans Pelicans (18-24) vs Los Angeles Lakers (28-15)
When: March 23, 6:30 p.m. Central
Where to watch: TNT
Where to listen: ESPN 100.3 FM