The New Orleans Pelicans will sign wing Justin James to a 10-Day contract via the hardship exception. The Pelicans are down several players due to injuries and the health and safety protocols.

James last played in the NBA for the Sacramento Kings. James was drafted in the second round by Sacramento at the 2019 NBA Draft.

This season, James has played for the Cleveland Charge of the G League. He's averaged 17.8 points and 4.8 rebounds over 14 games.