Smoothie King Center in New Orleans will host the basketball game between the Pelicans and the New York Knicks, who are set to face off on Friday, 7th of April, 08:00 PM EST. The Pels are positioned at #8 in the standings of the Western Conference with a 41-39 record, while their next opponents are occupying 5th place in the Eastern Conference, after winning 47 and losing 33 so far.
New Orleans Pelicans vs New York Knicks Head to Head
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The two franchises previously faced each other on February 25th, with the New York Knicks defeating the New Orleans Pelicans 128-106 at home. Julius Randle was the Knicks’ main weapon on the floor, ending the game with 28 points, catching 7 boards and delivering 5 assists. Brandon Ingram played a similar role for the Pelicans, finishing with 19 points, 3 dimes and 4 boards, but these numbers proved insufficient for the win. The balance across the last five meetings between the teams shows a 1-4 superiority for the New York Knicks. The teams were responsible for an average of 224.6 points during those five clashes.
*Last 5 head-to-head games
New Orleans Pelicans Form
04-05-2023 04-04-2023 04-01-2023 03-30-2023 03-28-2023 03-27-2023 03-25-2023 03-23-2023 03-21-2023 03-19-2023 138:131vs Memphis Grizzlies 103:121vs Sacramento Kings 122:114vs Los Angeles Clippers 88:107@ Denver Nuggets 120:109@ Golden State Warriors 90:124@ Portland Trail Blazers 110:131@ Los Angeles Clippers 115:96vs Charlotte Hornets 119:84vs San Antonio Spurs 107:117@ Houston Rockets
The Pelicans were last on the court with the Memphis Grizzlies on Wednesday, 5th of April when ending on the winning side of a 138-131 score. Herbert Jones scored 35 points, added 7 rebounds and 3 assists, which proved enough to secure the victory for his team. As a team New Orleans finished the match averaging 50.0% field goals, 74.4% from the foul line and 53.8% three pointers. The Pelicans are currenly on a W1 streak, winning 8 of the last ten games, while losing 2 times for the period. The team is performing on a mediocre level at the Smoothie King Center with a 26-14 home record. The New Orleans Pelicans will face the Minnesota Timberwolves at Target Center in their next outing on Sunday, April 9th.
New Orleans Pelicans Averages this Season
- Points For114.50
- Points Against112.60
- Points Difference1.90
Field Goal Percentage
Free Throw Percentage
New Orleans Pelicans Standout Performer
In spite of being sidelined from 01/02 on, the franchise's best player this campaign has been Zion Williamson. He averages 26.0 points, 4.6 assists and 7.0 rebounds per 33.0 minutes spent on the floor.
New Orleans Pelicans Missing Players
- E.J. LiddellKnee
- Zion WilliamsonHamstring
- Jose AlvaradoLeg
New York Knicks Form
04-05-2023 04-02-2023 03-31-2023 03-29-2023 03-27-2023 03-23-2023 03-22-2023 03-20-2023 03-18-2023 03-14-2023 129:138@ Indiana Pacers 118:109vs Washington Wizards 116:130@ Cleveland Cavaliers 101:92vs Miami Heat 137:115vs Houston Rockets 111:106@ Orlando Magic 127:120@ Miami Heat 134:140vs Minnesota Timberwolves 116:110vs Denver Nuggets 107:123@ Portland Trail Blazers
The New York Knicks cruised past the Indiana Pacers on Wednesday, winning 129-138 away from home. Immanuel Quickley topped the charts, as he popped up with 39 points, 9 assists and 6 rebounds. 52.0% of the Knicks’ field goal shots ended finding the basket, as they also averaged 64.0% from the foul line and 39.1% three-pointers. New York has a 7-3 record across the last ten showings and is currently on a W5 run. The franchise has a mediocre record of 24-16 when playing on enemy territory this term. The New York Knicks are set to return to Madison Square Garden for their next fixture against the Indiana Pacers on Sunday, April 9th.
New York Knicks Averages This Season
- Points For115.90
- Points Against112.80
- Points Difference3.10
Field Goal Percentage
Free Throw Percentage
New York Knicks Standout Performer
Despite being injured as of 03/29, Julius Randle is the organization's star performer for this term, averaging 25.1 points. He stays 35.5 minutes on court, helps with 4.1 final passes and catches 10.0 rebounds.
New York Knicks Missing Players
- Julius RandleAnkle
- Cam ReddishBack
- RJ BarrettIllness
- Jalen BrunsonHand
Field Goals Made4238
Field Goals Attempts7988
3 pts Made1014
3 pts Attempts2843
Free Throws Made1915
Free Throws Attempts2020
New Orleans Pelicans
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|Larry Nance Jr.||23||4||4||100.0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||4||4||1||0||0||1||2||8||-15|
New York Knicks