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Cleveland Cavaliers at Charlotte Hornets, Game 32 preview and listings

INDIANAPOLIS — The Cleveland Cavaliers (8-23) will play the second game of a back-to-back against the Charlotte Hornets (14-15) on Wednesday night. 

When: 7 p.m.

Where: Spectrum Center

TV: FoxSports Ohio 

Radio: WTAM 1100 AM; WMMS 100.7 FM, La Mega 87.7 FM.

Online: FoxSports Go apps

Last meeting: The Cavs beat the Hornets 113-89 on Nov. 13. 

Cavs minute: This will be the third of four meetings against the Hornets this season. … Jordan Clarkson missed his first game of the season Tuesday against Indiana to rest his sore lower back. … Larry Nance Jr. started at center for the first time in that game. He tallied his third double-double of the season and delivered the game-winner at the buzzer. … Cleveland’s bench failed to score at least 50 points in the win Tuesday, snapping a four-game streak. … Alec Burks has tallied double figures in five of six games as a reserve. He hit that mark in just two of five as a starter.  

Hornets minute: Charlotte snapped a nine-game losing skid against the Cavs in the first matchup between the two teams on Nov. 3. … The Hornets have lost two straight games heading into Wednesday’s contest. … Kemba Walker is tied for 10th in the NBA in scoring. He is coming off his lowest-scoring game of the season, as he tallied just four points in a 28-point loss against the Lakers. … For Walker, it was only the second game this season failing to reach the double-figure scoring mark. … Marvin Williams has made 100 or more 3-pointers in each of the last three years. … In the last two seasons, the Hornets are winning at a 49.4 percent clip with Cody Zeller in the lineup and hold a 36.2 winning percentage when he is out. 

Probable starters


F Cedi Osman

F David Nwaba

C Larry Nance Jr.

G Rodney Hood

G Collin Sexton


F Nicolas Batum

F Marvin Williams

C Cody Zeller

G Jeremy Lamb 

G Kemba Walker 

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