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Zion Williamson, Brandon Ingram both game-time decisions Saturday vs. Pacers [UPDATE]

Ingram is listed as doubtful while Williamson is questionable to play in Indiana.

New Orleans Pelicans forward Zion Williamson looks to pass the ball against the Chicago Bulls during the first half at United Center.  Kamil Krzaczynski-USA TODAY Sports

UPDATE: Feb. 8, 12:36 p.m. — Ingram is being listed as doubtful while Williamson is questionable, per the Pelicans injury report.

New Orleans Pelicans forwards Zion Williamson and Brandon Ingram are both game-time decisions for Saturday’s game vs. the Indiana Pacers, per coach Alvin Gentry. Ingram injured his ankle earlier in the week and Zion is dealing with a toe sprain. At this point, neither has missed any games, but Saturday could be an exception. Williamson hasn’t sat since returning from knee surgery. It wouldn’t be a bad idea to get him some rest. Ingram is also a valuable part of the core and it’s not worth risking further injury.

Fantasy basketball analysis: New Orleans Pelicans forwards Zion Williamson and Brandon Ingram

If one or both of the Pels top forwards are sidelined, I’d consider Jrue Holiday a top play in cash games on Saturday’s main slate on DraftKings. He’s only priced at $6,700, while Lonzo Ball is slightly more expensive at $7,200. Both are decent plays, but I’d lean Holiday. Nicolo Melli and JJ Redick are your value options at $3,400 and $4,100, respectively. The Pacers are middle of the pack in defensive rating and have a strong rebounding unit, so I don’t know how crazy I am about rolling out Derrick Favors and Jaxson Hayes.