Hornets vs. Timberwolves
2 p.m., Time Warner Cable Arena
TV: Sportsouth. Radio: WBCN 1660 AM
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Andrew Wiggins vs. Gerald Henderson: Wiggins was the top pick in the 2014 draft. He is shooting 39 percent from the 3-point line so you can’t afford to leave him when the Timberwolves are on offense.
• Injuries have haunted the Timberwolves this season with Nikola Pekovic, Ricky Rubio and Kevin Martin all missing long stretches. Former Western Carolina star Kevin Martin (broken wrist) might play.
• The Hornets will again be without point guard Kemba Walker (sore left knee) and center Al Jefferson (groin strain). Jefferson hopes to play Wednesday against the Miami Heat.
• Brian Roberts will again get the start at point guard for the Hornets, with shooting guards Gary Neal and Lance Stephenson helping with the ball-handling.
• Because it’s a weekday daytime game, radio shifts from AM 610 to AM 1660.
Did you know?
Six Hornets have yet to dunk in a game this season: P.J. Hairston, Neal, Jannero Pargo, Roberts, Noah Vonleh and Walker.
|Pos., Player||PPG||RPG||Pos., Player||PPG||RPG|
|G, Roberts||6.5||1.3||G, Williams||12.9||2.3|
|G, Henderson||10.1||2.9||G, Wiggins||15.2||4.3|
|F, Kidd-Gilchrist||9.8||7||F, Budinger||4.8||2.6|
|F, Zeller||7.9||5.3||F, Young||13.3||4.6|
|C, Biyombo||4.2||6.2||C, Dieng||10||8.2|