Pelicans Drop A Pair Last Week But Rise Again In Weekly NBA Rankings
Throughout the season we'll be keeping an eye on not only the Pelicans but the Top 5 in the NBA on a weekly basis, you can check out the entire list here.
The New Orleans Pelicans had a so-so week last week as they went 1-2. The team had all three games at home and began the week with a 10 point loss to the Atlanta Hawks before they defeated the Sacramento Kings and finished the week with a loss to the Los Angeles Lakers on Sunday.
Despite the 1-2 record, last week New Orleans rose in the Weekly Power Rankings from 22nd to 21st and they're 32-46.
Here is this week's Top 5:
- Milwaukee Bucks (57-20)-Steady at 1
- Golden State Warriors (52-24)-Steady at 2
- Houston Rockets (49-28)-Steady at 3
- Toronto Raptors (54-23)-Up one from 5
- Denver Nuggets (51-25)-Down one from 4
This week is the final full week of the NBA season and New Orleans will kick it off at home on Wednesday against the Charlotte Hornets (35-41). The final two games of the week will come on the road as they'll make a trip out to Pheonix Friday night to face the Suns (17-60) and finish up the week on Sunday at Sacramento to duel the Kings (38-39).