Hornets at Wizards
7 p.m., Verizon Center, Washington, D.C.
TV: SportSouth. Radio: WFNZ-AM 610.
G, K. Walker
G, J. Wall
G, G. Henderson
G, B. Beal
F, M. Kidd-Gilchrist
F, P. Pierce
F, A. Jefferson
C, M. Gortat
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Matchup to Watch
John Wall vs. Kemba Walker: Wall averages just short of a double-double this season (9.9 assists per game). Walker is coming back to form after missing six weeks following knee surgery.
▪ After a great start, the Wizards have floated along pretty mediocre the last month this season.
▪ All five Wizards starters average double figures scoring this season.
▪ Hornets power forward Cody Zeller has missed three games with a sprained right shoulder.
▪ Hornets center Al Jefferson has been playing with a sore right knee.
Did you know?
The Hornets enter this game with a 7-5 record against the other four teams in the Southeast Division (Atlanta, Miami, Orlando and Washington). That’s far better than in past seasons, when they would annually get swept by the Miami Heat.