Hornets vs. Wizards
7 p.m., Time Warner Cable Arena
TV: SportSouth Radio: WFNZ-AM 610
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Michael Kidd-Gilchrist vs. Paul Pierce: Veteran Pierce is still among the NBA’s more versatile scorers. Kidd-Gilchrist is the Hornets’ best all-around defender.
• This is the start of a busy patch for the Hornets with four games in six nights leading up to a week off for All-Star break.
measured by average points allowed (89.4) and opponent field-goal percentage (39.4 percent).
• Based on the original 10-day projection, Hornets backup center Bismack Biyombo might be getting close to playing sometime this weekend.
• The Wizards had a challenging road game Wednesday against the Atlanta Hawks.
Did you know?
The Wizards have five players averaging double-figures scoring. Eight Washington players have scored 20 points in a game at least once this season.
|Pos, Player||PPG||RPG||Pos, Player||PPG||RPG|
|G, B. Roberts||6.9||1.4||G, J. Wall||17,4||4.4|
|G, G. Henderson||10.6||2.8||G, B. Beal||15.2||3.9|
|F, M. Kidd-Gilchrist||10.3||7.4||F, P. Pierce||12.8||4.4|
|F, C. Zeller||7.8||5.7||F, Nene||11.1||5.2|
|C, A. Jefferson||17.4||8.3||C, M. Gortat||11.6||8.0|