New Orleans Pelicans vs. Oklahoma City Thunder - 2/13/20 NBA Pick, Odds & Prediction

Pelicans vs. Thunder Preview Ending the first half on a high

Adams sunk a shot from over half-court at the halftime buzzer of his Oklahoma City Thunder side's game against the New Orleans Pelicans - but what made it all the more ridiculous was the phenomenally casual nature of the attempt.

Oklahoma City is coming off a 114-106 loss at home to the Spurs on Tuesday for a second consecutive loss. New Orleans rolled to a 138-117 home win over Portland in their last game Tuesday night.

Steven Adams has explained how he was able to hit a one-handed, half-court, buzzer beating three-pointer easily in the Thunder's win over the Pelicans today.

The Thunder enter this one 18 in the league in scoring offense as they average 110.4 points per game. The Oklahoma City Thunder are allowing 34.4 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 43.1 rebounds per game. Shai Gilgeous-Alexander is averaging 19.5 points and 6.1 rebounds while Dennis Schroder is averaging 19.2 points and 4.1 assists.

The No. 1 overall pick finished by shooting 11-of-19 from the field while he went 10-of-13 from the free-throw line. The New Orleans Pelicans have split their last eight home games. The Pelicans entered Wednesday tied for fourth in the Southwest Division, 11 games behind the Rockets for the top spot. New Orleans trailed by nine after the opening quarter and cut the deficit to two at the half. The Pelicans have covered in all three wins as well. The New Orleans Pelicans are allowing 35.5 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 46.6 rebounds per game.

The Thunder led by eight points at halftime, but Williamson scored eight points as the Pelicans took a 76-75 lead. The over is 4-0 in Pelicans last 4 games as a favorite.

Since Williamson's return, the starting lineup of Jrue Holiday-Lonzo Ball-Brandon Ingram-Williamson-Derrick Favors has a net rating of 17.5, ranking them fourth in the league of lineups with a minimum of 50 minutes played. Zion Williamson is adding 21 points and 7.7 rebounds per contest.

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