It has been a frustrating season for the New Orleans Pelicans and the Sacramento Kings, but both had a chance on Monday to turn things around.
The two struggling squads came into their meeting riding sizable losing streaks. New Orleans entered as losers of its last seven contests, while Sacramento sat at the bottom of the Western Conference, losers of its last three.
It's been a long year for two teams that had higher expectations, but a victory on Monday would at least give them the chance to start building something positive for the end of the season.
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