Charania also reported that the Pelicans are shopping guards Lonzo Ball and JJ Redick, so you can put two-and-two together on that one. Yes, it's fair to point out that nothing is imminent in terms of Oubre leaving town. But when tapped-in reporters like Charania — who don't generally like to annoy NBA front offices — write about specific players, it usually means those guys are really on the trading block.
Oklahoma City Thunder big Mike Muscala has been playing New Orleans center Steven Adams in online chess during the OKC road trip.
The New Orleans Pelicans are on track to begin their extended homestand Wednesday against the Washington Wizards. On Monday, roughly 90 minutes before 8 p.m. tipoff time, the NBA announced that it was postponing New Orleans’ game against San Antonio.