Hornets host the Spurs in cross-conference matchup
Charlotte; Tuesday, 7 p.m. EDT
BOTTOM LINE: Charlotte and San Antonio meet in non-conference action.
The Hornets are 23-15 on their home court. Charlotte averages 44.3 rebounds per game and is 23-11 when winning the rebound battle.
The Spurs have gone 14-23 away from home. San Antonio is 22-15 in games decided by at least 10 points. The Hornets won the last meeting between these two squads 108-93 on Jan. 14. Kemba Walker scored 33 points to help lead Charlotte to the victory.
TOP PERFORMERS: Walker is scoring 25 points per game and averaging 4.4 rebounds for the Hornets. Jeremy Lamb has averaged 2.3 assists and 14.7 points over the last 10 games for Charlotte.
LAST 10 GAMES: Spurs: 8-2, averaging 110.1 points, 45.6 rebounds, 26.1 assists, 5.7 steals and 5.7 blocks per game while shooting 48.6 percent from the field. Their opponents have averaged 103.4 points on 43.3 percent shooting.
Hornets: 5-5, averaging 107.3 points, 44.9 rebounds, 22.3 assists, 6.6 steals and 4.6 blocks per game while shooting 42.0 percent from the field. Their opponents have averaged 110.9 points on 46.8 percent shooting.
Spurs Injuries: Dejounte Murray: out for season (knee).