Alexander-Walker tallied 30 points (11-24 FG, 4-8 3Pt, 4-7 FT), five rebounds, four assists, three steals and one block in 40 minutes during Friday's 125-122 loss to the Warriors. The 22-year-old had a masterful game Friday, chipping in across the board. Alexander-Walker has been solid since returning from an 18-game absence due to a high-ankle sprain, averaging 18.5 points, 4.0 assists, 3.5 rebounds, 2.3 three-pointers and 1.5 steals in 29.9 minutes over his last four games. The second-year guard will look to end the regular season strong Sunday at home against the Lakers.
Alexander-Walker will start Wednesday's game at Dallas without a minutes restriction, Christian Clark of The New Orleans Times-Picayune reports. The 22-year-old looked good off the bench the past two games after missing over a month with an ankle sprain, and he'll join the starting five Wednesday with Lonzo Ball (thumb) unavailable. Alexander-Walker has averaged 19.0 points, 5.4 rebounds and 2.7 assists in 33.0 minutes over 10 starts this season.
Alexander-Walker scored 18 points (8-16 FG, 2-7 3Pt) with six assists, three rebounds and one steal across 24 minutes in a 115-110 loss to the Grizzlies on Monday. Alexander-Walker paced the injury-riddled Pelicans in scoring despite being on a minutes limit. The guard was also very effective as a distributor, as he recorded a team-high assist total and a solid 6:2 assist-to-turnover ratio. Alexander-Walker has averaged 15.5 points, 4.5 assists, 3.5 rebounds and 1.0 steals in his first two games back from an ankle injury that forced him to miss 18 games.
Alexander-Walker will have his workload capped in the 20-to-24-minute range Monday against Memphis, Will Guillory of The Athletic reports. The second-year guard made his long-awaited return from an ankle sprain Sunday in Charlotte and played 21 minutes off the bench, finishing with 13 points, four rebounds, three assists and a steal. While it's encouraging that he'll be available for both halves of the back-to-back, Alexander-Walker's upside in DFS contests will be capped by the restriction.
Alexander-Walker (ankle) returned to action in Sunday's 112-110 win over the Hornets and finished with 13 points (5-11 FG, 2-4 3Pt, 1-2 FT), four rebounds, three assists and one steal in 21 minutes. Alexander-Walker suited up for the first time since April 4, ending a streak of 18 consecutive absences due to a high-ankle sprain. The second-year guard didn't have much rust to shake off, as he looked spry in an encouraging all-around return to action. With the Pelicans finishing up a back-to-back set Monday in Memphis, keep an eye on Alexander-Walker's status.
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