Atlanta Hawks and Charlotte Hornets face off in a 2017 NBA regular season matchup on Friday. The action unravels at 7:00 PM EST in Spectrum Center, Charlotte, North Carolina.
Date and Time: October 20th, 2017 7:00 PM EST
Venue: Spectrum Center, Charlotte, North Carolina
TV: FOX Sports (US Regional)
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The Hawks had an incredible start to the season as they ousted Dallas Mavericks 117-111 on Wednesday.Point guard Dennis Schroder led the attack with 28 points while newcomer Marco Belinelli added 20 points off the bench.
Friday’s match against the Hornets will be interesting for Belinelli as will be facing his ex-team for the first time.
Rookie John Collins made headlines in his debut scoring 14 points in the win at Dallas.
The Hornets are coming off a 102-90 loss in their season opener at Detroit on Wednesday. Kemba Walker kept the fight going until the end playing 35 minutes. He scored 24 points, grabbed 6 rebounds and made 4 assists.
Playing his NBA debut as a starter for the Hornets, Dwayne Bacon scored eight points in the loss at Detroit.
Star rookie Malik Monk only could add 3 points on the scoreboard playing 21 minutes. Hornets’ coaching management will be hoping Monk to show the reasons why they picked him when he hits the court on Friday.
Treveon Graham, who dealing with a hamstring injury later in the preseason games played only 17 minutes against the Pistons scoring 5 points and 3 assists. But a bigger role is expected of him with Michael Kidd-Gilchrist ruled out for the game.
Nicolas Batum will be missing out Friday’s game with an elbow injury.
The team will have some pressure going into Friday’s game as the home crowd awaits.