Oklahoma City Thunder vs. Charlotte Hornets (0-1, 11th in the Eastern Conference)
Charlotte; Saturday, 7 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Charlotte hosts the Oklahoma City Thunder after Terry Rozier scored 42 points in the Hornets’ 121-114 loss to the Cavaliers.
Charlotte finished 23-42 overall with a 10-21 record at home in the 2019-20 season. The Hornets averaged 102.9 points per game last season, 46.5 in the paint, 16.2 off of turnovers and 11.5 on fast breaks.
Oklahoma City went 44-28 overall in the 2019-20 season while going 21-14 on the road. The Thunder gave up 108.4 points per game while committing 19.3 fouls last season.
INJURIES: Hornets: Cody Zeller: out (hand), Grant Riller: out (knee).
Thunder: Theo Maledon: out (not with team), Ty Jerome: out (left ankle), Trevor Ariza: out (personal).
The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.