Charlotte, North Carolina; Thursday, 7 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Charlotte looks to break its five-game home losing streak with a victory against Oklahoma City.
The Hornets have gone 4-11 in home games. Charlotte is third in the Eastern Conference in rebounding with 45.5 rebounds. Mason Plumlee leads the Hornets with 8.8 boards.
The Thunder are 5-11 on the road. Oklahoma City is 3-3 in games decided by 3 points or fewer.
Luguentz Dort is shooting 31.4% from beyond the arc with 1.6 made 3-pointers per game for the Thunder, while averaging 13.6 points. Shai Gilgeous-Alexander is averaging 28.3 points and 5.2 assists over the past 10 games for Oklahoma City.
LAST 10 GAMES: Hornets: 2-8, averaging 115.2 points, 46.2 rebounds, 23.8 assists, 8.6 steals and 5.1 blocks per game while shooting 43.6% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 124.6 points per game.
Thunder: 4-6, averaging 113.0 points, 44.0 rebounds, 24.6 assists, 7.7 steals and 4.1 blocks per game while shooting 45.9% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 114.6 points.
The Associated Press