Hornets set to do battle with Nets Sunday

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Charlotte Hornets (2-0, fifth in the Eastern Conference) vs. Brooklyn Nets (1-1, eighth in the Eastern Conference)

New York; Sunday, 4 p.m. EDT

BOTTOM LINE: The Brooklyn Nets host the Charlotte Hornets.

Brooklyn finished 48-24 overall and 26-16 in Eastern Conference play last season. The Nets averaged 118.6 points per game last season, 49.2 in the paint, 15.8 off of turnovers and 14.3 on fast breaks.

Charlotte finished 33-39 overall and 20-22 in Eastern Conference play during the 2020-21 season. The Hornets averaged 109.5 points per game while allowing opponents to score 111.4 last season.

INJURIES: Nets: Kyrie Irving: out (not with team), Day'Ron Sharpe: out (toe).

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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