New Orleans Pelicans vs. Dallas Mavericks: Play-by-play, highlights and reactions




 

The New Orleans Pelicans (6-18) play against the Dallas Mavericks (9-9) at American Airlines Center

Game Time: 8:30 PM EST on Friday December 3, 2021

New Orleans Pelicans 0, Dallas Mavericks 0 (8:30 pm ET)

What's the buzz on Twitter?

Josh Robbins @JoshuaBRobbins
The Wizards trail 81-48 with 7:05 to play in the third quarter. The 33-point deficit is the largest deficit the Wizards have faced all season. The previous high: 30, on Nov. 24 in New Orleans. The Wizards lost that game 127-102. - 8:34 PM

Eddie Sefko @ESefko
Maxi Kleber apparently replacing the injured Kristaps Porzingis in the starting lineup. This is setting up for a big night from Tim Hardaway Jr. But don't quote me. - 8:31 PM

Brad Townsend @townbrad
Mavs starters: Finney-Smith, Kleber, Powell, Bullock, Doncic. - 8:15 PM

Mark Followill @MFollowill
Mavs vs Pelicans for the second straight game tonight, this one at @AACenter. Frank Ntilikina is available tonight after missing the last 4 with a calf strain. Porzingis who has played the last 12 is out with a left knee contusion, Maxi Kleber will start. Game at 730p on BSSW. - 8:08 PM

Chuck Cooperstein @coopmavs
Mavs starters: DFS, Kleber, Powell, Bullock, Doncic
NO starters: Jones, Ingram, Valenciunas, Temple, Graham
7:40 tip @theeagledallas - 8:06 PM

Dallas Mavericks @dallasmavs
Your first five on the floor tonight.
@ModeloUSA | #FightingSpirit pic.twitter.com/LYvTpIJZSi - 8:03 PM

 

New Orleans Pelicans @PelicansNBA
Starting 5 for tonight ????️
#Pelicans | @Verizon pic.twitter.com/NlPXvn7PF6 - 8:00 PM

 

Will Guillory @WillGuillory
Pelicans starters tonight:
Devonte' Graham
Garrett Temple
Brandon Ingram
Herb Jones
Jonas Valanciunas - 8:00 PM

Christian Clark @cclark_13
Pels rolling with the same starting lineup as two nights ago:
Devonte' Graham
Garrett Temple
Herb Jones
Brandon Ingram
Jonas Valanciunas - 7:54 PM

New Orleans Pelicans @PelicansNBA
Make your Pelicans Pick N' Roll predictions before halftime for a shot at a $200 team shop gift card courtesy of @CaesarsRewards! ????
Check it out on the home page of the Pelicans app: https://t.co/2LbNOG6ixX pic.twitter.com/sTxTXtdpPW - 7:45 PM

 

Eddie Sefko @ESefko
Running late on the Mavericks' Mailbag this week. In part because of a lack of sensible questions. Respond to @Eddie Sefko and I'll answer all your burning queries. - 7:36 PM

New Orleans Pelicans @PelicansNBA
Round 2 in Dallas ????
#UltraDrip | @MichelobULTRA pic.twitter.com/BqbOsAuZFF - 7:24 PM

 
 

Dallas Mavericks @dallasmavs
Friday Fits ????
@TISSOT | #MFFL pic.twitter.com/Y356xfuMIt - 7:14 PM

 
 
 
 

Andrew Lopez @_Andrew_Lopez
Willie Green says Josh Hart is out with left knee soreness.
We saw Hart with ice on his knee at shootaround this morning. Green said he's hoping to have Hart back for Sunday's game against Houston. - 7:02 PM

Will Guillory @WillGuillory
Willie Green says Josh Hart will be out tonight vs Dallas - 7:02 PM

Christian Clark @cclark_13
Josh Hart is out tonight. "Hopefully, we can get him back by Houston," Willie Green says. - 7:02 PM

Brad Townsend @townbrad
Kidd also lauded Burke's "high-level" play, so "someone's got to sit." Sounds like Burke has worked his way up into the rotation. - 6:59 PM

Dwain Price @DwainPrice
Porzingis will miss tonight's game against the Pelicans with a left knee contusion. - 6:57 PM

Brad Townsend @townbrad
Kidd lauded Boban's play this season, says that on most teams, given his productivity, Boban would play 25 minutes a game. In other words, expect a lot of Boban tonight with Porzingis and C-S out. - 6:56 PM

Mark Medina @MarkG_Medina
What should we expect with LeBron James' return? How has Brandon Ingram handled a tough season in New Orleans? I talk about that & more with @JaredSGreenberg on @NBATV. Tune in at 4:10 pm PT - 6:54 PM

Eddie Sefko @ESefko
Kristaps Porzingis is out tonight with a knee bruise. - 6:52 PM

Chuck Cooperstein @coopmavs
Per JKidd: No Porzingis (bruised knee) or WCS. Kleber becomes to starter. Nitilikina is back after missing the last week with a calf strain. 7:40 tip @theeagledallas - 6:52 PM

Brad Townsend @townbrad
Kidd says Porzingis bumped knees with someone during Wednesday's game. - 6:51 PM

Christian Clark @cclark_13
Kristaps Porzingis is out tonight with a left knee contusion. He had 20 points Wednesday in New Orleans. - 6:51 PM

Jim Eichenhofer @Jim_Eichenhofer
Kristaps Porzingis (knee contusion) is out tonight vs. #Pelicans, per Jason Kidd - 6:50 PM

Brad Townsend @townbrad
Porzingis will not play, Kidd says. Ntilikina is active. - 6:50 PM

Marc Stein @TheSteinLine
Dallas' Kristaps Porzingis will not play tonight against New Orleans after banging knees with a Pelicans player Wednesday night, Mavs coach Jason Kidd says.
More NBA from me: marcstein.Substack.com - 6:50 PM

Dallas Mavericks PR @MavsPR
Frank Ntilikina (right calf strain) will be available for tonight's game against the Pelicans.
Willie Cauley-Stein (personal reasons) and Kristaps Porzingis (left knee contusion) will miss tonight's game. - 6:50 PM

Andrew Lopez @_Andrew_Lopez
Gary Clark has made it to Dallas. pic.twitter.com/CDiJORc8Dq - 6:36 PM

 

Christian Clark @cclark_13
Here's my key to tonight's game: Hold Dallas below 68.7% shooting. - 5:18 PM

Jake Madison @NOLAJake
Locked on Pelicans is live!
???? Zion Williamson being held back due to soreness
???? When will Zion finally play?
???? @alex_squadron on the Birmingham Squadron and the G-League
???? https://t.co/BETlDzBFEv
Watch on YouTube!
???? https://t.co/4DBES9YyFq pic.twitter.com/Vmn2V4GV1h - 3:30 PM

 

New Orleans Pelicans @PelicansNBA
Roster Move: Pelicans sign Gary Clark
neworlns.co/Clark123 - 3:03 PM

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