The Charlotte Hornets are playing a matinee game against the New York Knicks. Matinee's are fun but they're also a little sluggish usually. Of course, when the Knicks are playing aren't the games always sluggish?
Some fun facts for today's games. The Knicks have lost 24 of their last 25 games. Their lone win came against the Boston Celtics on December 12th. But hey Knicks fans, it's 2015 so you have a whole new year to look forward to!
The Hornets are currently ranked 14th in Defensive Rating after their horrible start to the season that had them ranked 24th in the NBA. Then there's this...
The Hornets' defense has moved from 24th in D-rating to 3rd in D-rating in the 13 games Lance Stephenson has been out.— Scott Davis (@WScottDavis) January 9, 2015
You may use that information however you please.
The Hornets are 4-2 since Al Jefferson's injury. Two straight losses followed by four straight wins.
It's a matinee game so sit down, have a drink, eat some lunch, and lets chat Hornets.