Charlotte Hornets vs. Cleveland Cavaliers
Cleveland; Wednesday, 7 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: The Cleveland Cavaliers open the season at home against the Charlotte Hornets.
Cleveland finished 19-46 overall and 11-25 at home in the 2019-20 season. The Cavaliers averaged 106.9 points per game last season, 49.3 in the paint, 14.4 off of turnovers and 10.5 on fast breaks.
Charlotte finished 23-42 overall and 16-24 in Eastern Conference action during the 2019-20 season. The Hornets averaged 102.9 points per game while allowing opponents to score 109.6 last season.
INJURIES: Cavaliers: None listed.
Hornets: Gordon Hayward: day to day (finger).
The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.