1) For the second straight week, New Orleans has a Friday/Saturday back-to-back on tap, this time at home in the Smoothie King Center, facing Sacramento (7 p.m.) tonight, then New York (6 p.m.) on Saturday. Tickets for Kings-Pelicans are available here. New Orleans plays both Friday and Saturday four of the next five weekends, including a mid-November home/home set vs. Brooklyn and Memphis.
2) Read the Pelicans’ updated injury report.
3) Thursday’s practice report focused on New Orleans bench play.
5) Listen to “Pelicans Weekly” featuring Birmingham Squadron coach Ryan Pannone.