For the first time since March 11, we have a meaningful NBA basketball game to watch.
The Pelicans and Jazz will kick off the NBA's restart Thursday night at the Walt Disney World Resort outside Orlando, Fla. It may only be the first game inside the league's "bubble" campus, but it could make a huge impact on the Western Conference playoff picture.
New Orleans is fighting for the final playoff spot in the West, which is currently occupied by the Grizzlies. Utah, meanwhile, is trying not to slip too far down the standings with the Thunder, Rockets and Mavericks not far behind.
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Pelicans vs. Jazz live updates, highlights from NBA restart
5:40 p.m. ET — And there is the confirmation. Zion Williamson is good to go.
5:30 p.m. ET — Zion Williamson will play in the restart opener, according to TNT's Chris Haynes. He will be on the floor for short bursts but won't necessarily be on a minutes restriction.
New Orleans Pelicans rookie Zion Williamson will play today against the Utah Jazz in the restart opener, league sources tell Yahoo Sports.— Chris Haynes (@ChrisBHaynes) July 30, 2020
What time does the Pelicans vs. Jazz game start?
- Tipoff time: 6:30 p.m. ET
- TV channel: TNT
- Live stream: Watch TNT
Pelicans vs. Jazz is the first game of the NBA's doubleheader Thursday night. Lakers vs. Clippers will follow at 9 p.m. ET. Both games can be watched on TNT or streamed several ways, including the Watch TNT app and fuboTV.