Hayward, Hornets to visit Adebayo, Heat

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Charlotte Hornets (9-11, eighth in the Eastern Conference) vs. Miami Heat (7-12, 13th in the Eastern Conference)

Miami; Monday, 7:30 p.m. EST

BOTTOM LINE: Charlotte heads to Miami for a Southeast Division matchup Monday.

The Heat are 4-9 in Eastern Conference games. Miami averages 41.1 rebounds per game and is 6-1 when winning the rebound battle.

The Hornets are 7-8 in conference matchups. Charlotte is at the bottom of the Eastern Conference shooting 36.6% from 3-point range.

The teams square off Monday for the first time this season.

TOP PERFORMERS: Bam Adebayo leads the Heat scoring 19.9 points per game, and is averaging 9.4 rebounds and 5.5 assists. Duncan Robinson is shooting 45.6% and averaging 14 points over the last 10 games for Miami.

Gordon Hayward leads the Hornets averaging 23.2 points and is adding 5.2 rebounds. Terry Rozier is averaging 16.8 points and 4.6 rebounds while shooting 46.0% over the last 10 games for Charlotte.

LAST 10 GAMES: Heat: 3-7, averaging 101.4 points, 38.4 rebounds, 24.6 assists, 5.6 steals and 3.7 blocks per game while shooting 45.9% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 110.3 points on 46.5% shooting.

Hornets: 4-6, averaging 108.8 points, 43.4 rebounds, 27.9 assists, 7.4 steals and five blocks per game while shooting 45.9% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 109.8 points on 46.0% shooting.

INJURIES: Heat: Avery Bradley: day to day (knee), Chris Silva: day to day (hip), Maurice Harkless: day to day (thigh), Goran Dragic: day to day (groin), Meyers Leonard: day to day (shoulder).

Hornets: None listed.

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The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.

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