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Charlotte Hornets at Detroit Pistons GameThread

The Hornets play their first game after NBA All-Star Weekend and the NBA trade deadline against the Pistons. Come chat with other Hornets fans about the game in the comments below!

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Disclaimer: This GameThread was put together long before the trade deadline. Much of the info in this article could be inaccurate if the Charlotte Hornets and/or Detroit Pistons make a trade.

The Hornets (24-32) are up in Michigan taking on the Pistons (27-30) tonight just five hours after the NBA trade deadline. The Pistons sit in the eighth spot in the Eastern Conference, so a win tonight could help the Hornets regain some of the ground they've lost over the last couple of months.

By the way, check in on our Facebook page before the game for a live broadcast with Steve Forrest. He'll be recapping the trade deadline and previewing tonight's game. Ask him questions!

Here's what you need to know to tune in:

What: Hornets @ Pistons
When: Feb. 23, 2017 at 7:30 p.m.
Where: Palace of Auburn Hills, Detroit, MI
TV: Fox Sports Southeast, NBA League Pass
Radio: WFNZ 610 AM, WFNZ 102.5 FM

Cody Zeller, Miles Plumlee, and Ramon Sessions are out for the Hornets tonight. For the Pistons, Beno Udrih and Aron Baynes are out.

Here are tonight's projected starters, assuming Rich Cho doesn't trade everyone:

Hornets Position Pistons
Kemba Walker PG Reggie Jackson
Nicolas Batum SG Kentavious Caldwell-Pope
Michael Kidd-Gilchrist SF Marcus Morris
Marvin Williams PF Jon Leuer
Frank Kaminsky C Andre Drummond

Hop on down to the comments to chat about tonight's game.