Doncic and Dallas take on Charlotte in non-conference play

March 24, 2023 GMT

Charlotte Hornets (23-51, 14th in the Eastern Conference) vs. Dallas Mavericks (36-37, eighth in the Western Conference)

Dallas; Friday, 8:30 p.m. EDT


BOTTOM LINE: Dallas and Charlotte square off in non-conference action.

The Mavericks are 22-15 on their home court. Dallas is last in the Western Conference scoring 42.5 points per game in the paint.

The Hornets have gone 11-27 away from home. Charlotte has a 7-32 record in games decided by 10 points or more.

TOP PERFORMERS: Luka Doncic is averaging 32.9 points, 8.6 rebounds and 8.2 assists for the Mavericks. Kyrie Irving is averaging 19.6 points and 3.1 assists over the past 10 games for Dallas.

Terry Rozier is averaging 21.1 points and 5.1 assists for the Hornets. Kelly Oubre Jr. is averaging 2.1 made 3-pointers over the last 10 games for Charlotte.

LAST 10 GAMES: Mavericks: 4-6, averaging 116.2 points, 37.8 rebounds, 23.6 assists, 6.1 steals and 2.7 blocks per game while shooting 47.6% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 117.8 points per game.

Hornets: 3-7, averaging 103.3 points, 40.5 rebounds, 24.0 assists, 7.2 steals and 6.4 blocks per game while shooting 45.6% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 112.5 points.

INJURIES: Mavericks: Kyrie Irving: day to day (foot), Tim Hardaway Jr.: day to day (illness).

Hornets: LaMelo Ball: out for season (ankle), Mark Williams: out (thumb), Cody Martin: out (knee).


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