Hornets vs. Nuggets
7 p.m., Time Warner Cable Arena
TV: SportSouth. Radio: WFNZ-AM 610
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|Pos, Player||Ppg||Rpg||Pos, Player||Ppg||Rpg|
|G, K. Walker||16.4||4.3||G, T. Lawson||15.2||3.2|
|G, G. Henderson||8.3||2.2||G, A. Afflalo||15.3||3.2|
|F, M. Kidd-Gilchrist||9.2||5.8||F, W. Chandler||14.8||6.2|
|F, C. Zeller||7.7||5.3||F, K. Faried||11.1||6.8|
|C, A. Jefferson||19.2||8.3||C, T. Mozgov||9.5||7.9|
Matchup to Watch
Kemba Walker vs. Ty Lawson: Two of the quickest players with the ball in the NBA, these two point guards share exceptional change of direction.
• The Western Conference has really beaten up on the Hornets this season. Saturday’s victory over the Utah Jazz was just the second win in 13 games against the West.
• These aren’t the high-scoring Nuggets of past seasons. They beat the Pacers at home Saturday 76-73, winning a game in which they shot just 36 percent from the field.
• The Hornets will again be without Lance Stephenson, who is out with a pelvic sprain.
• The Hornets should be the fresher team; they were off Sunday while the Nuggets flew cross-country to Charlotte.
Did you know?
Ex-Tar Heel Lawson is one of just two NBA players this season to average a double-double in points and assists (15.2 points/10.7 assists). The other is Washington’s John Wall.