KXSF Sports: Warriors vs Pelicans Quick Pregame Notes
Written by Sam Pasco on February 23, 2020
Here’s what you need to know about tonight’s Warriors vs Pelicans game tonight:
DRAGAN BENDER – The Warriors officially signed the 22-year-old center to a 10-day contract. Dragan (DRAHG-an) Bender averaged 5.2 points, 3.7 rebounds, and 1.2 assists in 20.0 minutes over the span of four seasons (178 games – 64 starts)
HAPPY BIRTHDAY ANDREW – Today is Warriors forward Andrew Wiggins’ 25th birthday. In four games with the Dubs, he’s averaging 22.8 points, 2.8 rebounds, and 3.0 assists, while hitting 57.9 percent from the field.
21.5 POINTS – Damion Lee is averaging 21.5 points and 9.0 rebounds in two games against the Pelicans this season. Of seven games scoring 20+, two came against New Orleans.
PRONUNCIATION GUIDE – Jahlil Okafor (JAH-leel OH-ka-for), E’Twaun Moore (EETWON), Jrue Holiday (Drew)
WHAT 2 WATCH 4 – Golden State ranks second in the league in free throw percentage (.811), trailing Phoenix (.814). On January 18th vs Orland0, the Dubs made all 11 of their free-throw attempts, marking the second time they have finished perfect from the line in a game.