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Charlotte Hornets vs Cleveland Cavaliers gamethread

The Hornets take on the Cavaliers tonight. Will LeBron James streak finally be broken?

Ken Blaze-USA TODAY Sports

The Charlotte Hornets are taking on the Cleveland Cavaliers tonight as two streaks battle it out. The Hornets come into tonight with seven straight wins at home, and are looking to deny LeBron James a streak of his own. The current best player in the NBA has made Charlotte a personal stress ball of his throughout his career, and currently has a 22 game winning streak against the Hornets including a sweep in the playoffs.

Charlotte enters tonight relatively healthy with P.J. Hairston not being listed on the injury report. The Cavaliers on the other hand are unsure of their roster with Timofey Mozgov and Matthew Dellavedova listed as gametime decisions. They will also continue to be without all-star point guard Kyrie Irving.

The Hornets may not be the favorites for this game, but it's not crazy to see them stealing one thanks to the 3-point shot. However, they'll have to get past what feels like an immovable wall in LeBron James.

Projected starting lineups

Charlotte Hornets

PG: Kemba Walker

SG: P.J. Hairston

SF: Nicolas Batum

PF: Marvin Williams

C: Al Jefferson

Cleveland Cavaliers

PG: Mo Williams

SG: J.R. Smith

SF: LeBron James

PF: Kevin Love

C: Tristan Thompson