Kyrie Irving and Nike ended a fruitful business relationship, but Irving didn't seem upset, writing he was "free" on a pair of shoes.
Charlotte Hornets (4-13, 14th in the Eastern Conference) vs. Washington Wizards (9-7, sixth in the Eastern Conference)Washington; Sunday, 6 p.m. ESTBOTTOM LINE: Washington hosts the Charlotte Hornets following the Washington Wizards' 107-106 overtime win against the Miami Heat.The Wizards are 2-0 against Southeast Division opponents. Washington is 4- when it has fewer turnovers than its opponents and averages 13.5 turnovers per game.The Hornets are 2-9 against Eastern Conference opponents. Charl
Minnesota Timberwolves (10-8, eighth in the Western Conference) vs. Charlotte Hornets (5-14, 14th in the Eastern Conference)Charlotte, North Carolina; Friday, 5 p.m. ESTBOTTOM LINE: Minnesota will try to keep its four-game road win streak alive when the Timberwolves take on Charlotte.The Hornets are 2-6 on their home court. Charlotte averages 14.3 turnovers per game and is 3- when it wins the turnover battle.The Timberwolves are 5-3 on the road. Minnesota ranks seventh in the league scoring 15.6