Hornets vs. Bucks
7 p.m., Time Warner Cable Arena
TV: SportSouth. Radio: WFNZ-AM 610
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Brandon Knight vs. Hornets backcourt: With rookie Jabari Parker done for the season, Knight becomes the Bucks’ most dangerous scorer. Playing alongside Kendall Marshall frees him up from some of his classic point-guard responsibilities.
• Hornets center Al Jefferson has been trying to play through a groin strain. The injury clearly limited him the last two games.
• The Bobcats/Hornets have won seven straight over the Bucks.
• The Hornets will again be without Lance Stephenson, recovering from a pelvic sprain.
• The Hornets have assigned rookie Noah Vonleh to the Fort Wayne (Ind.) Mad Ants of the NBA Development League.
• The team also assigned forward Jeff Taylor to the D-League, where he will play for the Austin (Texas) Spurs. Taylor has played in three games since his 24-game suspension expired this month.
Did you know?
Bucks center Zaza Pachulia is technically an original Bobcat. He was chosen in the 2004 expansion draft, then traded to Milwaukee in a pre-arranged deal. He and Gerald Wallace are the only players chosen in that process still playing in the NBA.
|Pos, Player||Ppg||Rpg||Pos, Player||Ppg||Rpg|
|G, K. Walker||17.3||3.9||G B. Knight||17.7||4.5|
|G, G. Henderson||8.2||2.3||G K. Marshall||4.5||1.0|
|F, M. Kidd-Gilchrist||9.0||5.6||F G. A-kounmpo||11.9||5.9|
|F, C. Zeller||7.6||5.2||F J. O’Bryant||4.7||1.3|
|C, A. Jefferson||18.4||8.2||C Z. Pachulia||6.9||5.6|