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The Houston Rockets look to tie their regular season series against the New Orleans Pelicans. 

NBA: New Orleans Pelicans at Houston Rockets Erik Williams-USA TODAY Sports

Houston Rockets (46-27) vs. New Orleans Pelicans (31-43), Mar. 24, 2019, 6:00 p.m. CDT

Location: The Smoothie King Center New Orleans, LA

TV: AT&T Sports Southwest

Radio: KBME 790 AM/KEYH 850 AM (Spanish)/KNTE 101.7 FM (Spanish)/Streaming on Rockets App

Online: Rockets App

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Projected Starting Lineups

Rockets: Chris Paul, James Harden, Eric Gordon, P.J. Tucker, Clint Capela

Pelicans: Frank Jackson, Elfrid Payton, Kenrich Williams, Julius Randle, Anthony Davis

This will be the Rockets fourth and final meeting of the season against the New Orleans Pelicans. In their previous match-up, the Pelicans came away with a shocking 121-116 victory over the Rockets in Houston. Since stealing a victory on the Rockets home court, the Pelicans have recorded a dreadful 8-15 record and dropped seven of their last eight games.

With a chance to clinch their seventh straight playoff birth with a win, the Rockets come into tonight’s game with a 13-3 record since the all-star break. Reigning MVP, James Harden, will look to continue his reign of terror against the Pelicans, averaging 49.6 points over his last three games.

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