NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Brandon Ingram is back in the New Orleans Pelicans’ starting lineup for the first time since late November against the Minnesota Timberwolves. Ingram averaged 20.8 points during his first 15 games this season. But he has not played since injuring his left big toe during a loss at Memphis on Nov. 25 and has missed 29 games since. His return comes as New Orleans remains without injured star power forward Zion Williamson and tries to snap a five-game losing streak. Williamson is expected to be out another two weeks with a right hamstring injury. New Orleans has lost eight of its previous 11 games with both Ingram and Williamson out.
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