Charlotte Hornets

Hornets Gameday: at Brooklyn Nets

The Chicago Bulls’ Robin Lopez, left, and his twin brother, the Brooklyn Nets’ Brook Lopez, fight for a rebound during a game at the Barclays Center on Monday.
The Chicago Bulls’ Robin Lopez, left, and his twin brother, the Brooklyn Nets’ Brook Lopez, fight for a rebound during a game at the Barclays Center on Monday. Getty Images

7:30 p.m., Barclays Center

TV: Fox Sports Southeast Radio: WFNZ-AM 610.

Projected Starters

Hornets

Nets

Pos, Player

PPG

RPG

Pos, Player

PPG

RPG

G K. Walker

23.3

5

G TBD

G N. Batum

11

5.3

G B. Bogdanovic

16.5

4.3

F M. Kidd-Gilchrist

11

7.7

F R. Hollis-Jefferson

2.8

3.8

F M. Williams

9.7

8

F T. Booker

9.3

10

C C. Zeller

10.7

5

C B. Lopez

15

4

Matchup to Watch

Cody Zeller vs. Brook Lopez: Lopez is a gifted scorer at the center position who will be a challenge defensively for Zeller.

Observations

▪  The Nets live off the 3-point line. They are fifth in average 3-pointers made (10.3) and second in 3-pointers attempted (35.5).

▪  The Nets’ bench averages 46.5 points, third-most in the NBA.

Tap-ins

▪  Former Hornets guard Jeremy Lin is out with a hamstring strain. He signed with the Nets in July after one season in Charlotte.

▪  The Nets are seventh in the NBA in pace, averaging nearly 104 possessions per game.

Did you know?

The Hornets have won the past four games against the Nets, including the past three in Brooklyn.

Rick Bonnell

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