What channel is Pelicans vs. Kings on today? Time, TV schedule for 2024 NBA Play-In Tournament game

The upstarts Kings will battle the Pelicans in New Orleans for spot in the NBA playoffs as the No. 8 seed.

The of Sacramento and New Orleans will face the Oklahoma City.

The Kings advanced with a 118-94 over the Stephen Curry and  Warriors in a play-in elimination game at Golden 1 Center in Sacramento.

However, Sacramento is shorthanded as Kevin Huerter and Malik Monk are both out with injuries. 

New Orleans advanced with a 110-106 victory over the Lakers, but the win might have come up a steep price.

Star power forward Zion Williamson, who was making his NBA postseason debut, injured his leg in the final minutes after scoring 40 points and grabbing 11 rebounds. His status is uncertain. 

This past season, Williamson averaged 22.9 points and 5.8 rebounds over a career-high 70 games. 

The Pelicans made the playoffs as a 9 seed in 2022 before coming up short as a 9 seed last year.

What channel is Pelicans vs. Kings on today?

  • TV channel: TNT/truTV (U.S.) | TSN (Canada)
  • Live streaming: Sling, NordVPN

The Pelicans vs. Kings game will air on TNT/truTV. The game can also be streamed on Sling.

Viewers can also live stream Play-In Tournament games with Sling.

Sling is the home for avid sports fans offering a range of sports channels so you can always cheer for your favorite teams with channels like ESPN, TBS, TNT, NFL Network, FS1 and more.

If a game is not available to watch live in your location, or if you’re traveling abroad, you can use a Virtual Private Network (VPN). VPNs provide a secure and private online connection, allowing you to bypass geographical restrictions to access your favorite streaming services from any device in the world. 

Pelicans vs. Kings start time

  • Date: Friday, April 19
  • Time: 9:30 p.m. ET | 6:30 p.m. PT

The Pelicans vs. Kings will tip off around 9:30 p.m. ET on Friday, April 19. The game will be played at the Smoothie King Center in New Orleans.

Kings vs. Pelicans regular season series

The Pelicans dominated the Kings during the regular season. Sacramento went 0-5, losing by an average of 19.2 points per game. 

  • Nov. 20, 2023: Pelicans 129, Kings 93
  • Nov. 22, 2023: Pelicans 117, Kings 112
  • Dec. 4, 2023: Pelicans 127, Kings 117
  • Jan. 7, 2024: Pelicans 133, Kings 100


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