9 p.m., Pepsi Center
TV: SportSouth. Radio: WFNZ-AM 610.
F, Michael Kidd-Gilchrist
F, Danilo Gallinari
F, Marvin Williams
F, Wilson Chandler
C, Cody Zeller
C, Nikola Jokic
G, Nicolas Batum
G, Gary Haris
G, Kemba Walker
G, Jamal Murray
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Cody Zeller vs. Nikola Jokic: The Hornets’ depth at center is thin with Frank Kaminsky and Miles Plumlee injured; Jokick leads the Nuggets in rebounding and blocks.
▪ Kaminsky (shoulder), center Miles Plumlee (calf) and guard Ramon Sessions (knee) are out for the Hornets. Nuggets forward Kenneth Faried (back) also won’t play.
▪ Kaminsky’s sprained left shoulder will be evaluated when the Hornets return to Charlotte from this seven-game road trip that spanned the All-Star break.
▪ Michael Kidd-Gilchrist had a career-high six steals against the Suns.
▪ Center Roy Hibbert, traded from the Hornets to Milwaukee earlier this season, is now with the Nuggets.
Did you know?
Nic Batum is the only Hornet to have a triple-double this season.