Moore posted 14 points (6-11 FG, 0-1 3Pt, 2-2 FT), four rebounds, three assists and one steal in 24 minutes during Tuesday's loss to the Kings. Moore joined the starting lineup Tuesday with Jrue Holiday (elbow), Brandon Ingram (knee) and Zion Williamson (knee) sitting out. The 31-year-old made the most of his chance and notched his 23rd double-digit scoring performance of the campaign, although his first one in his previous 10 games. Moore might get another extended run of minutes ahead of New Orleans' regular-season finale against the Magic on Thursday.
Moore is in the starting lineup Tuesday against the Kings. The 31-year-old played only four minutes during Sunday's loss to the Spurs, but he'll join the starting lineup Tuesday with Jrue Holiday (elbow), Brandon Ingram (knee) and Zion Williamson (knee) sitting out. Moore started five games this season and averaged 13.8 points, 4.6 rebounds and 2.6 assists over 31.8 minutes during those contests.
Moore scored 14 points (5-8 FG, 2-2 3Pt, 2-2 FT) while adding two steals and one assist in 14 minutes off the bench during Wednesday's 99-68 win over the Nets. Moore was one of five Pelicans who scored in double digits, as New Orleans cruised its way to victory against Brooklyn in its first scrimmage before play restarts at the end of the month. Moore was extremely efficient in this game, and performances like this could lead him to a consistent bench role for the Pelicans once play resumes.
Moore is questionable to play Tuesday against the Cavaliers due to neck spasms, Jennifer Hale of Fox Sports New Orleans reports. It's unclear when the neck spasms first cropped up, but the injury wasn't reported until right around Tuesday's 7:30 p.m. ET tipoff. The 30-year-old figures to play his usual role off the bench, if available.
Moore is coming off the bench Thursday against Utah, Christian Clark of The New Orleans Times-Picayune reports. Moore started the last two games for the Pelicans, but he'll head back to the bench for Thursday's contest. He's averaging 22.8 minutes along with 10.2 points and three rebounds in his last five matchups as a reserve.
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