Reggie Jackson and Marcus Morris are making the most out of their opportunities off the bench, as witnessed in the Clippers' win over the Kings on Friday.
New Orleans Pelicans (4-7, 12th in the Western Conference) vs. Sacramento Kings (5-8, 14th in the Western Conference) Sacramento; Sunday, 9 p.m. EST BOTTOM LINE: New Orleans heads into the matchup against Sacramento after losing five games in a row. Sacramento finished 31-41 overall and 16-19 at home during the 2019-20 season. The Kings gave up 112.1 points per game while committing 22.2 fouls last season. New Orleans went 30-42 overall and 18-30 in Western Conference play during the 2019-20 season. The Pelicans averaged 115.8 points per game while allowing opponents to score 117.1 last season. The matchup Sunday is the first meeting this season between the two teams. INJURIES: Kings: Jahmi'us Ramsey: out (groin), Hassan Whiteside: out (hip), DaQuan Jeffries: out (left ankle). Pelicans: Lonzo Ball: out (knee). ___ The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar. The Associated Press
Kawhi Leonard had 27 points and six assists in three quarters, Paul George scored 26 and the short-handed Los Angeles Clippers manhandled the Sacramento Kings 138-100 on Friday night. The Clippers have won 15 consecutive road games against the Kings. Los Angeles hasn't lost in Sacramento since March 19, 2013.