Blazers and Damian Lillard will host Hornets at Moda Center. The Hornets will want to move on from the 92-100 loss to the Phoenix Suns, a game in which Dwayne Bacon contributed 24 points (10-of-15 from the field) and 5 rebounds.
Nicolas Batum had a disappointing outing with 2 points (1-of-5 FG), 1 assist and 6 rebounds.
The Blazers will want to move on from the 101-122 loss at home to the Milwaukee Bucks, a game in which Jaylen Hoard had a great performance with 6 points (2-of-7 FG) and 5 rebounds, even though he has been struggling this season averaging no points and no rebounds.
Will Damian Lillard replicate his monstrous 26 point performance in last games loss to the Bucks? This will be the first meeting between the teams this season. The Blazers have won just 2 games out of their last 5. The Hornets have won only one of their last 5 games. Both are expected to be mostly healthy.
The Blazers are much better at defense than the Hornets; they rank No. 2 in blocks, while the Hornets rank just No. 25.
The teams are coming off a back-to-back, whereas the Hornets had a day to rest. The Blazers are in the middle of a 3 game road trip. Buy all the Blazers tickets with no fees at TickPick. Starting from 10 dollars to Portland Trail Blazers vs. Charlotte Hornets at Moda Center at the Rose Quarter.Copyright © 2020 Completesports.com All rights reserved. The information contained in Completesports.com may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed without the prior written authority of Completesports.com.