Team RankingPTS/GOPP PTS/G
Southeast Division104.7 (3rd)106.7 (3rd)
Eastern Conference8th9th
NBA16th19th

Last Game

Fri, December 15
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Players of the Game

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G. Dragic (PG)K. Walker (PG)
PTS825
REB34
AST75

Schedule

Sat Nov 25
L 86 - 106SA
RECAP
Wed Nov 29
L 113 - 126@TOR
RECAP
Fri Dec 1
L 100 - 105@MIA
RECAP
Mon Dec 4
W 104 - 94ORL
RECAP
Wed Dec 6
L 87 - 101GS
RECAP
Fri Dec 8
L 111 - 119CHI
RECAP
Sat Dec 9
L 99 - 110LAL
RECAP
Mon Dec 11
W 116 - 103@OKC
RECAP
Wed Dec 13
L 96 - 108@HOU
RECAP
Fri Dec 15
L 98 - 104MIA
RECAP
Sat Dec 16
7:00 pm ET
POR
Mon Dec 18
7:00 pm ET
NY
Wed Dec 20
7:00 pm ET
TOR
Fri Dec 22
8:00 pm ET
@MIL
Sat Dec 23
7:00 pm ET
MIL
Wed Dec 27
7:00 pm ET
BOS
Fri Dec 29
10:30 pm ET
@GS
Sun Dec 31
7:00 pm ET
@LAC
Tue Jan 2
10:00 pm ET
@SAC
Fri Jan 5
10:30 pm ET
@LAL

Standings

EAST
Southeast
CONF
W-L
Overall
W-L
Washington7-616-13
Miami9-714-14
Orlando6-1011-19
Charlotte5-1110-18
Atlanta4-176-23
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Hornets' Mangok Mathiang: Headed back to G-League
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Mathiang was assigned to the G-League's Greensboro Swarm on Friday.

Mathiang was recalled to the Hornets for the past week but will head back to Greensboro to see extended minutes on the court. He's averaging 9.9 points and 8.5 rebounds in 24.1 minutes per game with the Swarm and is not expected to play a significant role with the Hornets this season.

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Hornets' Michael Kidd-Gilchrist: Records first double-double of season in loss
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Kidd-Gilchrist posted 18 points (8-12 FG, 2-2 FT), 11 rebounds, two assists and a steal across 29 minutes in Wednesday's 108-96 loss to the Rockets.

With both Kemba Walker and Nicolas Batum struggling with their shots on Wednesday, Kidd-Gilchrist emerged as the second-best offensive option for the Hornets. Although most of his output occurred in garbage time when the game was out of reach, he still gave his best stat line of the year. From a fantasy perspective, Kidd-Gilchrist only warrants wide ownership in deeper leagues.

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Hornets' Dwight Howard: Records double-double with 18 rebounds in loss
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Howard recorded 26 points (9-20 FG, 8-11 FT), 18 rebounds, three blocked shots and an assist in 34 minutes during Wednesday's 108-96 loss to the Rockets.

Howard matched his season-high in points and recorded his 15th double-double. He's also grabbed 15 or more boards in nine games this season. He trails only Andre Drummond, DeAndre Jordan and DeMarcus Cousins with 336 total rebounds in 27 games. He effectively shut down Clint Capela for the duration of Wednesday's contest, and Howard's excellent play on both ends of the floor has been one of the few bright spots on what's been a disappointing 2017 campaign for the Hornets. With the journeyman averaging a double-double in 2017, he remains a must-start in every format.

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Hornets' Jeremy Lamb: Will return to bench Wednesday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Lamb will shift to the bench for Wednesday's game against the Rockets.

Lamb started in place of an injured Nicolas Batum (elbow) on Monday, posting 14 points (6-17 FG, 2-7 3Pt) and five rebounds across 33 minutes. However, Batum has now been been cleared for a return and will reclaim his spot in the top unit, which sends Lamb back to the bench. Look for Lamb's minutes to fall back into roughly the mid-20's, which should mean a slight decrease in his overall production and fantasy value.

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Hornets' Nicolas Batum: Will play, start Wednesday vs. Rockets
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Batum (elbow) will start at shooting guard for Wednesday's matchup with the Rockets, Tim MacMahon of ESPN reports.

Batum was held out of Monday's contest with some lingering elbow soreness, but will rejoin the lineup Wednesday and take on his normal starter's role. The Hornets aren't reporting any restrictions, so as long as Batum doesn't suffer any in-game setbacks, he should be good for a full workload. With Batum back, Jeremy Lamb should head back to the bench and see decreased minutes.

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2017-18 Team Leaders
PPGKemba Walker, PG22.1
RPGDwight Howard, C12.4
APGKemba Walker, PG6
FG%Dwight Howard, C55.5
FT%Kemba Walker, PG86.4
3P%Marvin Williams, PF44.4
BLOCKSDwight Howard, C38
STEALSKemba Walker, PG21
MPGKemba Walker, PG35.4
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