Pelicans (13-13, 5-9 road) vs. Thunder (13-14, 7-5 home)
Offensive Rating: Thunder – 103.7 (23rd), Pelicans – 110.1 (5th)
Defensive Rating: Thunder – 102.1 (5th), Pelicans – 110.2 (26th)
The Thunder has now won eight of their last ten games and a win tonight over the New Orleans Pelicans would put them back in the West’s Top 8. The Thunder will once again be without Kevin Durant, who sprained his right ankle in the loss against Golden State on Thursday.
It’s uncertain when Durant will return, but Scott Brooks said of KD, “definitely feeling better today than yesterday”. Perry Jones will make his second straight start tonight in his place.
Kendrick Perkins will be a gametime decision after missing Friday’s game with a knee contusion. Sounds like he’ll play though. Keep Reading…