Although the Pelicans should remain superior to the Rockets without Josh Hart and Nickeil Alexander-Walker, don’t discount the emotions that are running through the New Orleans locker room with losing two key contributors who played important roles.
At the end of the day, we’re talking about human beings. Having family-like members suddenly removed from the equation can be mentally challenging, at least initially.
With Hart gone, Willie Green is electing to start Devonte’ Graham, Brandon Ingram, Herb Jones, Jaxson Hayes and Jonas Valanciunas.
When: February 8, 2022, 7:00 p.m.
Where to watch: Bally Sports New Orleans, NBA League Pass
Where to listen: ESPN 100.3 FM