7 p.m., Time Warner Cable Arena
TV: Fox Sports Southeast Radio: WFNZ-AM 610.
G K. Walker
G R. Jackson
G C. Lee
G K. Caldwell-Pope
F N. Batum
F T. Harris
F M. Williams
F M. Morris
C C. Zeller
C A. Drummond
Matchup to Watch
Reggie Jackson vs. Kemba Walker: Two scoring point guards having career seasons. Walker has been among the East’s top players the past month.
▪ Winning this game would be huge for the Hornets, since it would clinch a tiebreaker over the Pistons. The Hornets already own tiebreakers over the Indiana Pacers and Chicago Bulls.
▪ The Pistons made a significant trade near the deadline, acquiring Tobias Harris from the Orlando Magic.
▪ Pistons coach Stan Van Gundy is one of Hornets coach Steve Clifford’s mentors and one of his closest friends.
▪ The Pistons are just 4-19 this season when they fail to outrebound an opponent.
Did you know?
The Pistons are second in offensive-rebound percentage. The Hornets are second in defensive-rebound percentage. Something’s got to give.