Washington faces Charlotte in conference matchup

Thu, Nov 9, 2023
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Washington faces Charlotte in conference matchup

Charlotte Hornets (2-5, 14th in the Eastern Conference) vs. Washington Wizards (2-5, 13th in the Eastern Conference)

Washington; Friday, 7 p.m. EST


BOTTOM LINE: Eastern Conference foes Washington and Charlotte face off on Friday.

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Washington went 35-47 overall, 8-8 in Southeast Division play and 19-22 at home a season ago. The Wizards shot 48.5% from the field and 35.6% from 3-point range last season.

Charlotte went 27-55 overall and 7-9 in Southeast Division action during the 2022-23 season. The Hornets averaged 111.0 points per game last season, 53.0 in the paint, 17.4 off of turnovers and 15.3 on fast breaks.

The teams square off for the second time this season. The Wizards won the last matchup 132-116 on Nov. 9, with Kyle Kuzma scoring 33 points in the victory.

INJURIES: Wizards: None listed.

Hornets: Frank Ntilikina: out (leg), James Bouknight: out (knee), Cody Martin: out (knee), Terry Rozier: out (groin).


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