Hornets vs. Raptors
7 p.m., Time Warner Cable Arena
TV: SportSouth. Radio: WFNZ-AM 610.
G, M. Williams
G, G. Vasquez
G, G. Henderson
G, D. DeRozan
F, M. Kidd-Gilchrist
F, J. Johnson
F, C. Zeller
F, A. Johnson
C, A. Jefferson
C, J. Valanciunas
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Matchup to Watch
DeMar DeRozan vs. Gerald Henderson: DeRozan is a borderline All-Star shooting guard who can match Henderson in terms of physicality.
▪ The Hornets’ Jan. 8 victory at Toronto was as impressive as any this season. Henderson had 31 points in that game.
▪ The Hornets are on a three-game winning streak. This is their third game in four nights.
▪ The Raptors have been resting point guard Kyle Lowry of late as he tries to overcome a nagging hand injury.
▪ Hornets coach Steve Clifford said his rotation policy the rest of the season is “sub-to-win,” as in it will shift from game to game and situation to situation.
Did you know?
The Hornets have won six games in a row over the Raptors, but they have played only once since Jan. 2014. They have three meetings in March and April.