Charlotte Hornets

Charlotte Hornets Gameday

Hornets vs. Magic

7 p.m., Time Warner Cable Arena

TV: SportSouth. Radio: WFNZ-AM 610

Projected Starters

Hornets Magic
Pos, Player Ppg Rpg Pos, Player Ppg Rpg
G, K. Walker 14.7 4.1 G, V. Oladipo 14.0 5.3
G, G. Henderson 5.6 2.6 G, E. Fournier 17.3 2.4
F, L. Stephenson 9.5 9.2 F, T. Harris 18.4 8.2
F, M. Williams 6.5 3.3 F, C. Frye 10.4 5.7
C, A. Jefferson 20.7 6.8 C, N. Vucevic 18.8 11.8

Matchup to Watch

Al Jefferson vs. Nikola Vucevic: Vucevic had some success defensively against Jefferson last season. The bulkier centers who can body up Jefferson tend to do better than the jumping jacks who bite on Jefferson’s shot fakes.

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Did you know?

The Magic is the top 3-point team in the NBA this season, shooting 41.6 percent outside the arc.

Rick Bonnell

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