Pelicans game vs. Indiana Pacers rescheduled for March 21


The New Orleans Pelicans’ game against the Indiana Pacers that was originally scheduled for Feb. 7 has been moved to March 21, the NBA announced Thursday.

A leak in the roof of the Smoothie King Center caused the game to be postponed, and the new date leaves the Pelicans with a brutal stretch of games in March.

New Orleans will play three games on three consecutive nights at the Smoothie King Center, with tilts scheduled against the Dallas Mavericks on March 20, the Pacers on March 21 and the Los Angeles Lakers on March 22.

The Pacers have open dates the day before and after their game against the Pelicans.

New Orleans will play five games in six nights and seven over a 10-day stretch late in March as the playoff race in the Western Conference likely will be heating up. It will test the Pelicans’ depth as they push to earn their first postseason berth since the 2014-15 season.

Fans will be allowed to use tickets from the Feb. 7 game on March 21.

Will Guillory can be reached at wguillory@nola.com or 504.258.5344. Follow him on Twitter at www.twitter.com/WillGuillory. You can subscribe to our Pelicans Youtube channel here.



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