3 p.m., Chesapeake Energy Arena
TV: SportSouth. Radio: WFNZ-AM 610.
F, M. Kidd-Gilchrist
F, A. Roberson
F, M. Williams
F, T. Gibson
C, C. Zeller
C, S. Adams
G, N. Batum
G, V. Oladipo
G, K. Walker
G. R. Westbrook
Matchup to Watch
Russell Westbrook vs. Hornets defense: It’ll take more than one player to stop the Thunder’s triple-double machine.
▪ Westbrook has 39 triple-doubles, and he’s closing in on the NBA single-season record of 41 (Oscar Robinson, 1961-62).
▪ The Hornets had six blocks in the fourth quarter Friday against Denver, three of them by Marvin Williams.
▪ The Hornets “held” Westbrook to 33 points, 15 boards and eight rebounds (just a double-double) in a 123-112 victory against the Thunder in January.
▪ If the Thunder’s head athletic trainer looks familiar, that’s because Joe Sharpe used to have the same job for the Charlotte Bobcats for four seasons.
Did you know?
Westbrook had a triple-double through the first three quarters in a victory against Philadelphia on March 22 – the 13th time he’s done that this season.