Williamson and Key Pelicans Players to Watch vs. the Lakers in NBA Play-In Tournament - April 16

The Los Angeles Lakers (47-35) will visit Zion Williamson and the New Orleans Pelicans (49-33) at Smoothie King Center on Tuesday, April 16, tipping off at 7:30 PM ET.

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Pelicans vs. Lakers: Players to Watch

Pelicans Key Players

  • Williamson is averaging 22.8 points, 5 assists and 5.7 rebounds.
  • Brandon Ingram's numbers on the season are 20.8 points, 5.1 boards and 5.7 assists per contest, shooting 49.2% from the field and 35.5% from downtown, with an average of 1.3 made treys.
  • CJ McCollum's numbers on the season are 20 points, 4.3 boards and 4.6 assists per contest, shooting 45.9% from the field and 42.9% from beyond the arc (sixth in league), with an average of 3.6 made treys (third in league).
  • Jonas Valanciunas is averaging 12.2 points, 2.1 assists and 8.8 boards.
  • Herbert Jones is averaging 11.1 points, 2.6 assists and 3.6 boards.

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Lakers Key Players

  • Per game, Anthony Davis gives the Lakers 25 points, 12.6 boards and 3.5 assists. He also averages 1.2 steals and 2.4 blocks (second in league).
  • The Lakers are getting 25.7 points, 7.3 rebounds and 8.3 assists per game from LeBron James.
  • The Lakers are getting 15.9 points, 4.3 boards and 5.5 assists per game from Austin Reaves.
  • The Lakers receive 17.9 points per game from D'Angelo Russell, plus 3.1 rebounds and 6.4 assists.
  • The Lakers are receiving 10.5 points, 2.7 boards and 4.7 assists per game from Spencer Dinwiddie.

How to Watch Pelicans vs. Lakers

  • Game Day: Tuesday, April 16, 2024
  • Game Time: 7:30 PM ET
  • TV Channel: TNT and truTV
  • Live Stream: Watch this game on Max
  • Location: New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Arena: Smoothie King Center

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Pelicans vs. Lakers Stat Insights

New Orleans Key Stats

  • The Pelicans average 115.1 points per game (13th in the league) while giving up 110.7 per contest (eighth in the NBA). They have a +362 scoring differential overall and outscore opponents by 4.4 points per game.
  • New Orleans ranks 12th in the league at 44 rebounds per game. That's 1.7 more than the 42.3 its opponents average.
  • The Pelicans knock down 12.5 three-pointers per game (18th in the league), while their opponents have made 13.5 on average.
  • New Orleans records 115 points per 100 possessions (10th in the league), while allowing 110.1 points per 100 possessions (seventh in the NBA).

Los Angeles Key Stats

  • The Lakers have a +49 scoring differential, putting up 118 points per game (sixth in league) and giving up 117.4 (23rd in NBA).
  • The 43.1 rebounds per game Los Angeles accumulates rank 18th in the league. Their opponents record 44.
  • The Lakers knock down 11.8 three-pointers per game (24th in the league), 2.5 fewer than their opponents. They are shooting 37.7% from beyond the arc (eighth-best in NBA) and opponents are shooting 37.6%.
  • Los Angeles' 113.6 points per 100 possessions on offense rank 15th in the NBA, and the 112.7 points it allows per 100 possessions rank 16th in the league.

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