25-33, 4th in Southeast Division, Charlotte Hornets are pitted against 2nd in Pacific Division, Los Angeles Clippers (35-23) tonight. The encounter will take place at Staples Center, Los Angeles, California.
Date and Time: February 26th, 2017 9:30 PM EST
Venue: Staples Center, Los Angeles, California
TV: NBA TV (US)
The Hornets have suffered seven defeats so far in Feb. However, Steve Clifford’s men managed to end their five-game losing streak by taking out Sacramento Kings 99-85 yesterday. Kaminsky added 23 points and 13 rebounds in that win.
In the struggling Hornets, Kemba Walker leads with 22.5 points 9 (PPG), 4.1 rebounds (RPG), and 5.5 assists (APG).
The Clippers are coming off from back-to-back defeats. First, they lost against Pacific Division’s top team Golden State Warriors 123-113 Thursday. Then, they were dusted by Southwest Division’s leader San Antonio Spurs 105-97 on Friday.
Blake Griffin, who scored 29 points against the Spurs is the top scorer with 21.8 points (PPG), 8.7 rebounds (RPG) and 5.1 assists (APG).