The Charlotte Hornets will play seven preseason exhibitions in October, highlighted by a game in Charlotte versus the Minnesota Timberwolves and an exhibition in Greensboro versus the Boston Celtics.
The exhibition versus the Timberwolves, with rising stars Karl-Anthony Towns and Andrew Wiggins, is Oct. 10 at Time Warner Cable Arena. The exhibition versus the Celtics, featuring Al Horford, is Oct. 6 at the Greensboro Coliseum.
The other exhibition at Time Warner Cable Arena is Oct. 20 versus the Miami Heat.
Tickets for the two exhibitions in Charlotte go on sale at 10 a.m. Tuesday at Time Warner Cable Arena.
The preseason schedule (all times Eastern): Oct. 3 at the Dallas Mavericks, 8:30 p.m.; Oct. 6 Boston Celtics at Greensboro Coliseum, 7:30 p.m.; Oct. 8 Boston Celtics at Mohegan Sun Arena (Connecticut) 3:30 p.m.; Oct. 10 Minnesota Timberwolves at Time Warner Cable Arena, 7 p.m.; Oct. 17 at Chicago Bulls, 8 p.m.; Oct. 20 Miami Heat at Time Warner Cable Arena, 7 p.m.; Oct. 21 at Minnesota Timberwolves, 8 p.m.
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