With Christmas only a few days away, the Charlotte Hornets are probably hoping their hot shooting from beyond the arc accidentally got packed underneath the tree. Charlotte has now dropped four of their last five. Had Toronto capitalized on the Hornets late game collapse they would be on a five game losing streak. What's going on here? Do the Hornets miss Al Jefferson more than we anticipated? We recap a week of tough losses and discuss how much of it has been misfortune and how much has been just plain missing.
- Is Jeremy Lin really better for the Hornets at PG than he is at SG?
- We'll preview Wednesday's crucial rematch with the Boston Celtics.
- What to watch for in a big week of NBA national TV games.