CJ McCollum out, Trey Murphy questionable for Memphis game Friday

New Orleans (11-7) continues to climb the Western Conference standings and will seek a third consecutive victory Friday, when the Pelicans visit the Memphis Grizzlies (7 p.m., Bally Sports, 99.5 FM) in a Southwest Division matchup. New Orleans will be playing without a starter and potentially a second potent three-point shooter in FedEx Forum. CJ McCollum (health and safety protocols) is among four Pelicans listed as out on Thursday’s official injury list, joining Kira Lewis Jr. (G League assignment), E.J. Liddell (right knee ACL/injury recovery) and Dereon Seabron (G League two-way). Trey Murphy (right foot contusion) is listed as questionable.

Previous Game Starting Lineups


Wednesday win at San Antonio

Jose Alvarado, Herb Jones, Brandon Ingram, Zion Williamson, Jonas Valanciunas

MEMPHIS (10-8)

Tuesday loss vs. Sacramento

Ja Morant, John Konchar, Dillon Brooks, Jaren Jackson Jr., Steven Adams