The Charlotte Hornets take on a spunky Orlando Magic team tonight. Don't let Orlando's rough start and poor record fool you. Charlotte is taking on a top five defense that can keep them in the large majority of games. On the plus side for Charlotte, the Magic also have one of if not the worst offense in the entire NBA. If Charlotte can get a little bit of scoring over then they should win this one handily.
What: Hornets vs Magic
When: Dec. 9, 2016 at 7:00 p.m.
Where: Spectrum Center
TV: Fox Sports Southeast, Fox Sports Florida
Radio: WFNZ 610 AM, WFNZ 102.5 FM
Here are tonight's projected starters:
|Kemba Walker||PG||D.J. Augustin|
|Nicolas Batum||SG||Evan Fournier|
|Michael Kidd-Gilchrist||SF||Aaron Gordon|
|Marvin Williams||PF||Serge Ibaka|
|Cody Zeller||C||Bismack Biyombo|
Tonight could get ugly with two very good defenses going at it, and the Charlotte offense has struggled a bit as of late raising concern that they're regressing. However, Hornets fans can enjoy throwback night with former Charlotte players Augustin and Biyombo both on Orlando's roster! Also, be on the lookout for highlights at any moment. Aaron Gordon has struggled to score this season, but his dunking ability always makes him worth at least keeping an eye on for potential excitement.