NEW ORLEANS — Ahead of their attempt at a four-game win streak, the New Orleans Pelicans backcourt takes a blow with the news that the team has placed Nickeil Alexander-Walker and Naji Marshall in the NBA’s health & safety protocols.

Alexander-Walker and Naji Marshall will not be playing tonight against the Orlando Magic.

Nickeil posted 27 points in the Pelicans 111-97 win over Portland Tuesday night.

Jonas Valanciunas is also listed as out with a non-covid related illness.