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Charlotte Hornets vs Washington Wizards GameThread

Another day, another game. The Hornets need to start winning now if they wanna make the playoffs. Hop on down to the comments to chat about tonight's game!

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Okay, so we're slipping.

The Charlotte Hornets are back home tonight taking on the Washington Wizards, a division rival and the current third seed in the Eastern Conference. The Hornets, meanwhile, sit in the 11th spot in the East -- 4.5 games back of the eighth-seeded Miami Heat.

The playoffs aren't out of the picture yet. But the Hornets've gotta start winning soon if they plan on playing deep into April.

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

What: Hornets vs Pacers
When: March 18, 2017 at 7 p.m.
Where: Spectrum Center, Charlotte, NC
TV: Fox Sports Southeast, NBA League Pass
Radio: WFNZ 610 AM, WFNZ 102.5 FM

The usual bunch of Ramon Sessions, Miles Plumlee, and Johnny O'Bryant are out for the Hornets tonight. Nicolas Batum is returning, however, as his migraines have subsided. For the Wizards, Trey Burke and Markieff Morris are out.

Here are tonight's projected starters:

Hornets Position Wizards
Kemba Walker PG John Wall
Nicolas Batum SG Bradley Beal
Michael Kidd-Gilchrist SF Otto Porter
Marvin Williams PF Jason Smith
Cody Zeller C Marcin Gortat

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