NO.pelicansnuggets.120717.018.JPG

New Orleans Pelicans guard Jameer Nelson (14) maneuvers around Denver Nuggets forward Trey Lyles (7) and forward Kenneth Faried (35) in the second half of an NBA basketball game in the Smoothie King Center in New Orleans, La. Wednesday, Dec. 6, 2017.

Advocate staff photo by MATTHEW HINTON

In an updated injury report, the New Orleans Pelicans announced backup point guard Jameer Nelson will miss Sunday's game at the New York Knicks for an undisclosed personal reason, the team announced.

The Pelicans (21-20) and Knicks (19-23) will tipoff at 2:30 p.m. inside New York's Madison Square Garden.

Nelson, a 35-year-old reserve point guard the Pelicans signed in late October, is shooting 40.5 percent from the field in 21.9 minutes per game. The 14-year point guard is averaging 5.0 points, 2.3 rebounds and 3.7 assists in 37 games this season.