Clippers-Pelicans open thread

Derick E. Hingle-USA TODAY Sport

The Clippers are looking for their third straight win as they face the Pelicans. Can the lineup with Jamal Crawford as the starter make it 3-0 on the season?

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December 18th, 2013, 7:30 PM
STAPLES Center
Prime Ticket, KFWB 980 AM, KWKW 1330 AM
Probable Starters
Chris Paul PG Jrue Holiday
Jamal Crawford SG Eric Gordon
Jared Dudley SF Al-Farouq Aminu
Blake Griffin PF Ryan Anderson
DeAndre Jordan C Jason Smith
Advanced Stats
97.85 (9th of 30) Pace 95.75 (18th of 30)
106.1 (5th of 30) ORtg 105.4 (8th of 30)
100.6 (8th of 30) DRtg 104.7 (24th of 30)
Injuries/Other
J.J. Redick (wrist) out
Anthony Davis (broken finger) out active
Matt Barnes (torn retina) out active
Tyreke Evans (ankle) doubtful active
Reggie Bullock (sprained ankle) out
Greg Stiemsma (knee) out
Maalik Wayns (meniscus surgery) out

The Back Story (First meeting; Clippers won series last season 3-1):

--11/26/12 in Los Angeles | Hornets 105, Clippers 98 | Recap | Box Score

-- 12/19/12 in Los Angeles | Clippers 93, Hornets 77 | Recap | Box Score

-- 03/27/13 in New Orleans | Clippers 105, Hornets 91 | Recap | Box Score

-- 04/12/13 in New Orleans | Clippers 96, Hornets 93 | Recap | Box Score

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