7 p.m., Time Warner Cable Arena
TV: Fox Sports Southeast Radio: WFNZ-AM 610.
G K. Walker
G P. Beverley
G C. Lee
G J. Harden
F N. Batum
F T. Ariza
F M. Williams
F D. Motiejunas
C C. Zeller
C D. Howard
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James Harden vs. Courtney Lee: Harden is as hard to defend as any shooting guard in the NBA. He averages 10.6 free-throw attempts per game this season.
▪ There were rumors the Hornets inquired about the availability of Rockets center Dwight Howard before the trade deadline.
▪ This is the second of a back-to-back set of games for both teams. The difference is the Hornets didn’t have to fly between games. The Rockets played in Boston Friday.
▪ The Hornets shot just 38 percent from the field over the last three matchups with the Rockets.
▪ Hornets forward Al Jefferson has missed the last three games against the Rockets.
Did you know?
The Hornets have lost their last 10 meetings with the Rockets.