The Portland Trail Blazers will take on the New Orleans Pelicans tonight in a battle of teams muddling their way towards the NBA Play-In Tournament and hoping for more. The Blazers have been up and down lately and are hoping for a strong win before embarking on a six-game road trip. The Pelicans have won only 6 of their last 23 games, dropping from second place in the Western Conference into a dogfight for mid-or-lower-seed position. The game also features the return of CJ McCollum to face former backcourt teammate Damian Lillard. Either way, it should be an interesting outing.
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New Orleans Pelicans vs. Portland Trail Blazers - Wednesday, March 1 - 7:00 p.m. PT
How to watch on TV: Root Sports Plus, NBA League Pass
Blazers injuries: Anfernee Simons (questionable), Justise Winslow (out), Ibou Badji (out), Jusuf Nurkic (out), , Ryan Arcidiacono (out), John Butler Jr. (out)
Pelicans injuries: Zion Williamson (out), Jose Alvarado (out), Larry Nance (out), EJ Liddell (out), Jonas Valanciunas (questionable), Josh Richardson (questionable)
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