Charlotte Hornets

Charlotte Hornets at Atlanta Hawks: Saturday’s preview

Hornets at Hawks

7:30 p.m., Philips Arena

TV: SportSouth. Radio: WFNZ-AM 610

Projected Starters

Hornets Hawks
Pos, Player Ppg Rpg Pos, Player Ppg Rpg
G, K. Walker 14.7 4.8 G, J. Teague 18.3 2.2
G, G. Henderson 6.4 2.3 G, K. Korver 13.1 4.2
F, L. Stephenson 9.7 8.1 F, D. Carroll 11.9 6.0
F, C. Zeller 8.4 4.8 F, P. Millsap 16.9 8.3
C, A. Jefferson 20.7 7.0 C, A. Horford 14.0 6.4

Matchup to Watch

Paul Millsap vs. Cody Zeller: Millsap now has 3-point range, in addition to his drive game, which makes him a very versatile power forward. Zeller struggled to guard him as a rookie, but he’s rapidly improving.

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Did you know?

Hornets center Al Jefferson’s best game this seson was the previous matchup with the Hawks – 34 points with 15-of-24 shooting, plus nine rebounds, three assists and two blocks.

Rick Bonnell

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