Five things to know about the Pelicans on Oct. 25, 2021

1)      New Orleans’ upcoming Week 2 opponents are sporting a combined record of 6-4, starting with a Monday 7 p.m. game at Minnesota (2-0). That’s followed by home games Wednesday, Friday and Saturday against Atlanta (1-1), Sacramento (1-2) and New York (2-1), respectively. By comparison, the Pelicans faced three foes in Week 1 that have only loss between them – Chicago (3-0) and Minnesota are unbeaten, while Philadelphia is 2-1.

2)      Read Sunday’s injury report.

3)      Pregame coverage of part 2 of the Pelicans-Timberwolves "baseball series" begins at 6:30 on Bally Sports New Orleans and 100.3 FM. will also preview Monday’s matchup during Monday's Pelicans Podcast (guest Alan Horton of Timberwolves radio), as well as with a shootaround update (focused on Herbert Jones’ recent impact).

4)      Watch the first episode of “The Squad” video series.

5)      Read about Garrett Temple’s lengthy pro career in the first 2021-22 edition of NBA Superlatives.

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