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Brandon Ingram went through a full practice on Tuesday.
“We’ll see how he feels tomorrow," Pelicans head coach Willie Green said. Ingram appears on track to being ready to play in Wednesday's play-in game against the Spurs after missing the Pelicans last three games of the regular season.
According to the NBA Injury Report, Brandon Ingram (hamstring) has been ruled out Sunday vs. the Warriors.
The Pelicans will be without Jonas Valanciunas, Devonte' Graham, Brandon Ingram, and Herb Jones on Sunday. With four starters out of the lineup and CJ McCollum on a minutes limit, the Pels will look to Willy Hernangomez, Tony Snell, and Garrett Temple to all see extended minutes as potential starters.
Pelicans F Brandon Ingram has been officially ruled out for Thursday's game against Portland as reported by ESPN's Andrew Lopez.
Pelicans coach Willie Green said Ingram aggravated his hamstring injury and will continue to get treatment in the coming days in an effort to be ready for this weekend's regular season finale. Devonte' Graham, Larry Nance Jr and Trey Murphy III should see increased minutes with Ingram out Thursday.
Pelicans F Brandon Ingram is considered questionable for Thursday's game against Portland as reported by Trail Blazers studio host Jamie Hudson.
Ingram missed 10 games back in March with similar hamstring tightness so the team appears to be exercising caution heading into the playoffs. Ingram's next chance to return to the court will be Saturday in Memphis. Devonte' Graham, Larry Nance Jr and Trey Murphy III should see increased minutes if Ingram cannot play Thursday.
Brandon Ingram scored 17 points (5-15 FG, 1-3 3PT, 6-8 FT), in addition to 7 rebounds, and 8 assists in 34 minutes Tuesday.
After scoring 29 points on April 1st, Brandon Ingram scored under 20 for the second straight game, on just 33% shooting Tuesday. On the bright side however, Ingram went over his season average in rebounds for the 5th straight game, and over his assists average for the third time in his last four games. If that continues, it would be a nice safety net against any dips in scoring.