The New Orleans Pelicans look to bounce back from a loss when they visit the San Antonio Spurs on Saturday. The Pelicans lost to the Denver Nuggets in their most recent outing 105-99 on Wednesday for their fourth loss in the last five games. Kenrich Williams scored 21 points in the loss to pace the Pelicans. Jrue Holiday, the only Pelicans’ starter available to play, scored 22 points.
San Antonio defeated the Brooklyn Nets on Thursday 117-114 in their most recent outing. The Spurs were led by Derrick White with 26 points. San Antonio rallied during the fourth quarter to defeat the Nets giving the Spurs 16 consecutive wins at home versus Brooklyn.
Anthony Davis is leading the Pelicans in scoring, rebounding and blocks with averages of 29.3 points, 13.3 rebounds and 2.6 blocks per game. Jrue Holiday is leading the team in assists with an average of 8.0 per game. New Orleans is shooting 48.0% from the field and 35.3% from three-point territory.
DeMar DeRozan leads the Spurs in scoring and assists with averages of 21.4 points and 6.2 assists per game. The second leading scorer and leading rebounder is LaMarcus Aldridge with averages of 21.1 points and 8.8 rebounds per game. San Antonio is shooting 48.1% from the field and 40.6% from 3-point territory.