When the New Orleans Pelicans and Los Angeles Lakers tip-off at center court, LeBron James will be out on the floor.
Frank Vogel says LeBron James will play vs. #Pelicans. He was listed as questionable on injury report— Jim Eichenhofer (@Jim_Eichenhofer) February 28, 2022
The Pelicans will counter the Lakers’ starting five of Russell Westbrook, Austin Reeves, Trevor Ariza, LeBron and Dwight Howard with CJ McCollum, Brandon Ingram, Herb Jones, Jaxson Hayes and Jonas Valanciunas.
Willie Green said in pregame that he likes what he’s seen from the big starting lineup, and went into detail about the improvement of Jaxson Hayes.
“Jaxson is extremely talented, and I think we all can see that when he’s on the floor,” Green said. “He’s starting to put it together: the competitiveness of the game, being able to rebound from the four spot and just figuring out spots on the floor where he can score.”
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Who: New Orleans Pelicans (24-36) at Los Angeles Lakers (27-32)
When: February 27, 2022, 9:00 p.m.
Where to watch: ESPN, NBA League Pass
Where to listen: ESPN 100.3 FM
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