SAC vs NOP Dream11: Time and games are running out for Sacramento Kings as they look to qualify for the NBA playoffs. As things stand, they are 11th in the Western Conference power rankings heading into this match, facing a three-and-half game deficit in the top-8 race. Their next game is against the New Orleans Pelicans, who are in a similar situation, at Golden 1 Center on Thursday morning. For the Pelicans are also looking to sneak into the top-8, and know every game is like the last chance saloon form them.
Fantasy Basketball – Head-to-head:
Total Games: 60
Sacramento Kings: 26
New Orleans Pelicans: 34
Sacramento Kings will play host to New Orleans Pelicans at Golden 1 Center in the NBA. The match will start at 08:00 AM (IST), March 12, Thursday morning (IST).
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SAC vs NOP Dream11 Team Predictions: Fantasy Picks-
Pelicans' key players:
Zion Williamson: Took only 18 minutes to announce his arrival in the NBA. The Pelicans' superstar first-round pick has already broken many records for the rookie as he lays the foundation for the future NBA career which has the potential to make him one of the best ever to grace the game.
Points Per Game: 23.6
Rebounds Per Game: 6.8
Assists Per Game: 2.2
Steals Per Game: 0.8
Blocks Per Game: 0.5
Jrue Holiday: Pelicans‘ two-way star. He can do almost anything on the court- be it the passing, defending, or making an impact with his offence.
Points Per Game: 19.6
Rebounds Per Game: 4.9
Assists Per Game: 6.9
Steals Per Game: 1.7
Blocks Per Game: 0.8
Brandon Ingram: The former Los Angeles Lakers star is the leading player for the Pelicans this season as far as offence is concerned. Good to go as captain in at least one Grand League team.
Points Per Game: 24.3
Rebounds Per Game: 6.3
Assists Per Game: 4.3
Steals Per Game: 1.0
Blocks Per Game: 0.7
Kings' leading players:
De'Aaron Fox: Leads the Kings with the scoring, and can be a monster with his two-way approach.
Points Per Game: 20.4
Rebounds Per Game: 4.0
Assists Per Game: 6.8
Steals Per Game: 1.4
Blocks Per Game: 0.5
Buddy Hield: Kings' second-best offensive player this season.
Points Per Game: 19.8
Rebounds Per Game: 4.8
Assists Per Game: 3.1
Steals Per Game: 0.9
Blocks Per Game: 0.3
SAC vs NOP Dream11 Today Match Prediction:
Sacramento Kings vs New Orleans Pelicans Team News:
Sacramento Kings Team news:
Status Out: Marvin Bagley (foot injury) remains a long-term injury absentee for the Kings, while Justin James (knee injury) is the latest entry on their injury list.
Status Questionable: Jabari Parker will be a game-time call.
Sacramento Kings' expected squad to face the New Orleans Pelicans: Buddy Hield, Kent Bazemore, Cory Joseph, Jabari Parker, Justin James, Harrison Barnes, Nemanja Bjelica, Harry Giles, De'Aaron Fox, Bogdan Bogdanovic, Alex Lens, Yogi Ferrell
New Orleans Pelicans Team news:
Status Out: Nickeil Alexander-Walker (wrist injury) fractured his wrist in the last game and is out for an indefinite time.
Darius Miller (Achilles tendon injury) is also on the sideline these days and won't feature any time soon.
Status Questionable: JJ Redick (hamstring) will be a late game-time call.
New Orleans Pelicans’ expected squad to face the Sacramento Kings: Brandon Ingram, Zion Williamson, Derrick Favors, Jrue Holiday, Lonzo Ball, Josh Hart, Nicolo Melli, E'Twaun Moore, Jaxson Hayes, Frank Jackson
SAC vs NOP Dream11 starting five:
PF: Harrison Barnes
SF: Nemanja Bjelica
C: Harry Giles
PG: De'Aaron Fox
SG: Bogdan Bogdanovic
New Orleans Pelicans:
PF: Brandon Ingram
SF: Zion Williamson
C: Derrick Favors
PG: Jrue Holiday
SG: Lonzo Ball
Likely to feature from the bench:
Sacramento Kings: Buddy Hield, Kent Bazemore, Cory Joseph, Richaun Holmes, Jabari Parker, Justin James, Alex Lens, Yogi Ferrell
New Orleans Pelicans: Josh Hart, Nicolo Melli, E'Twaun Moore, Jaxson Hayes, Frank Jackson
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