Tuesday, 7 p.m., Time Warner Cable Arena
TV: Fox Sports Southeast Radio: WFNZ-AM 610.
G K. Walker
G D. Rose
G P. Hairston
G J. Butler
F N. Batum
F T. Snell
F M. Williams
F N. Mirotic
C A. Jefferson
C P. Gasol
Matchup to Watch
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Jimmy Butler vs. P.J Hairston: Steve Clifford says Hairston is starting for his defense. Butler will bring quite a challenge in that regard, having emerged as a major scorer last season while Derrick Rose was injured.
▪ Bulls big man Joakim Noah has bought into coming off the bench, which allows the Bulls to start Nikola Mirotic at power forward, where he’s is a classic “stretch 4.”
▪ If the Hornets don’t win tonight, there is a distinct possibility they could start the season 0-6, facing a tough trip to Dallas and San Antonio.
▪ Keep an eye on Chicago forward Bobby Portis, who could make a run at Rookie of the Year.
▪ Former Duke star Mike Dunleavy has missed the Bulls first few games with a back injury.
Did you know?
After averaging a league-best 11.6 turnovers last season, the Hornets are up to 13.7 turnovers this season.