7 p.m., Spectrum Center
TV: Fox Sports Southeast Radio: WFNZ-AM 610.
G K. Walker
G R. Rondo
G N. Batum
G D. Wade
F M. Kidd-Gilchrist
F J. Butler
F M. Williams
F T. Gibson
C C. Zeller
C R. Lopez
Matchup to Watch
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Jimmy Butler vs. Michael Kidd-Gilchrist: Butler has evolved from an elite defender to an elite overall player. Kidd-Gilchrist is the player the Hornets count on to contain wing scorers.
▪ Hornets Kemba Walker and Nic Batum each reached 20 points and 10 assists in Wednesday’s home victory over the Los Angeles Lakers.
▪ After a brutal stretch of 18 games in 32 days, the Hornets have two games – both at home – in eight days.
▪ The Hornets’ Batum and the Bulls’ Rajon Rondo are two of the best rebounding guards in the league.
▪ Bulls guard Michael Carter-Williams is out with a wrist sprain
Did you know?
Butler has already had 23 games scoring 20 or more points.