Ingram and the Pelicans take on Embiid and the 76ers


Philadelphia 76ers (12-5, fourth in the Eastern Conference) vs. New Orleans Pelicans (9-9, ninth in the Western Conference)

New Orleans; Wednesday, 8 p.m. EST

BOTTOM LINE: The Philadelphia 76ers take on the New Orleans Pelicans in out-of-conference action.

The Pelicans are 6-4 in home games. New Orleans is seventh in the league with 34.1 defensive rebounds per game led by Jonas Valanciunas averaging 6.6.

The 76ers are 5-2 in road games. Philadelphia ranks seventh in the Eastern Conference with 25.8 assists per game led by Tyrese Maxey averaging 6.9.

The Pelicans score 112.8 points per game, 1.0 more point than the 111.8 the 76ers allow. The 76ers are shooting 47.4% from the field, 1.6% higher than the 45.8% the Pelicans' opponents have shot this season.

TOP PERFORMERS: Brandon Ingram is averaging 24.6 points, 5.2 rebounds and 5.1 assists for the Pelicans. Jordan Hawkins is averaging 2.8 made 3-pointers over the last 10 games for New Orleans.

Tobias Harris is shooting 52.7% and averaging 18.6 points for the 76ers. Maxey is averaging 3.4 made 3-pointers over the last 10 games for Philadelphia.

LAST 10 GAMES: Pelicans: 5-5, averaging 116.5 points, 46.7 rebounds, 28.1 assists, 8.6 steals and 4.3 blocks per game while shooting 49.5% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 111.1 points per game.

76ers: 6-4, averaging 121.4 points, 45.5 rebounds, 25.8 assists, 7.9 steals and 5.5 blocks per game while shooting 46.2% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 114.7 points.

INJURIES: Pelicans: Trey Murphy III: out (knee), CJ McCollum: out (lung), Matt Ryan: out (calf).

76ers: Kelly Oubre Jr.: out (rib), Danuel House Jr.: day to day (quad), Jaden Springer: day to day (illness).


The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.

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