Brooklyn Nets at Charlotte Hornets: TV info, live stream, injury report

Brooklyn Nets Rondae Hollis-Jefferson. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2018 NBAE (Photo by Brock Williams-Smith/NBAE via Getty Images)
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The Brooklyn Nets and Charlotte Hornets wrap up their home-and-home set with the back end at Spectrum Center in Charlotte Friday night. Here’s how to watch.

The Brooklyn Nets and Charlotte Hornets played a thriller at Barclays Center two nights ago and are ready to roll it back and start all over again Friday night, this time at Spectrum Center in Charlotte.

The Nets (17-19) topped the Hornets (16-17) in two overtimes Wednesday in Brooklyn, 134-132.

For Brooklyn, it’s the first home-and-home set since sweeping two games from the Chicago Bulls last season on April 7 and 9. This will be the second home-and-home of the season for Charlotte, which split with the Bulls, losing on the road Oct. 24 before winning at home on Oct. 26.

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This is the third road back-to-back this season for the Nets, who will visit the Milwaukee Bucks on Saturday.

Brooklyn is 2-2 in their road back-to-backs this season, beating the Denver Nuggets before losing to the Golden State Warriors on Nov. 9-10 and topping the Miami Heat before a loss to the Dallas Mavericks on Nov. 20-21.

The Nets come in winners of their last two games and nine of their last 10, while the Hornets have lost their last two.

As a franchise, the Nets are 55-50 against Charlotte-based teams, which include the Hornets from 1988-2002 and again since 2014 and the Bobcats from 2004-14. They are 31-21 since Charlotte returned to the NBA in 2004.

The Nets have the longest winning streak between the teams, taking seven straight across the end of their New Jersey tenure and the beginning of their Brooklyn stint from Jan. 22, 2012, to April 6. 2013.

Charlotte has won five straight games from the Nets three different times. The latest was from Nov. 18, 2015, to Nov. 4, 2016.

The highest-scoring game in the series belongs to the New Jersey Nets, who won at Charlotte 136-120 on Dec. 27, 1991.

The Hornets’ high mark was Wednesday in the 134-132 double-overtime loss. In regulation, they’ve hit 121 points in two different games, the last coming on March 17, 1991, with a 121-108 win at East Rutherford.

The most lopsided decision was a 105-77 win by the Hornets at Charlotte on April 12, 1995. Brooklyn posted a 114-87 victory at Charlotte on Dec. 13, 2014.

Individually, the highest-scoring game in the series came March 4, 2012, when Deron Williams scored a Nets’ NBA franchise-record 57 points in a win at Charlotte. Jamal Mashburn dropped 36 points for the Hornets on Feb. 27, 2002, in a win at Charlotte.

The Nets are 10-12 since the move across the river to Brooklyn in 2012. Their highest scoring game was Wednesday’s double-OT thriller. In regulation, the Nets posted a 125-111 win at Charlotte on March 8.

The Hornets’ best effort in a regulation game against Brooklyn was Dec. 26, 2016, in a 120-118 loss at Barclays Center.

Spencer Dinwiddie set the Brooklyn scoring mark with 37 points on Wednesday. The Nets’ best in regulation since the move to the borough is 34 points by Brook Lopez on March 25, 2015, in a win at Charlotte.

For Charlotte, Al Jefferson put up 35 points in a March 26, 2014, win at Charlotte, a total matched by Kemba Walker on Wednesday, but in two overtimes.

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Here is how you can catch the action Friday when the Hornets host the Nets.

Brooklyn Nets at Charlotte Hornets

Spectrum Center, Charlotte, N.C.
Time: 7 p.m. Eastern
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The skinny

Season series: Brooklyn leads 1-0
Records: Brooklyn 17-19 (9th in East), Charlotte 16-17 (7th in East)

Scoring: BKN 111.2 (14th), CHA 113.4 (8th)
Defense: BKN 111.6 (23rd), CHA 111.5 (21st)

Off. Rating: BKN 110.0 (11th), CHA 110.9 (8th)
Def. Rating: BKN 110.3 (21st), CHA 109.1 (16th)
Pace: BKN 99.41 (23rd), CHA 100.65 (14th)

Shooting: BKN 45.3% (19th), CHA 45.5% (18th)
3-point: BKN 36.3% (6th), CHA 35.9% (9th)

Opponent shooting: BKN 47.1% (23rd), CHA 46.3% (19th)
Opponent 3-point: BKN 35.3% (14th), CHA 34.8% (12th)


Brooklyn: OUT–Allen Crabbe (sore right knee), Treveon Graham (left hamstring strain), Caris LeVert (subtalar dislocation, right foot), Dzanan Musa (left shoulder subluxation); G LEAGUE–Theo Pinson (two-way), Alan Williams (two-way).

Charlotte: G LEAGUE–Dwayne Bacon (assignment), Joe Chealey (two-way), Devonte’ Graham (assignment), J.P. Macura (two-way).

Last meeting

Wednesday at Brooklyn: Joe Harris dropped in a layup with 3.4 seconds left in the second overtime to lift the Nets to a 134-132 victory over the Hornets.

Brooklyn came back from eight points down in the final 3:20 of regulation to force overtime, with DeMarre Carroll missing a free throw with 1.2 seconds left that could have given the Nets the lead.

Spencer Dinwiddie made the second of two free throws after missing the first with 22.7 seconds left in the first overtime to tie the game.

Dinwiddie led the Nets with 37 points and 11 assists, while Harris scored 27. Rondae Hollis-Jefferson had 16 points, 15 rebounds, six assists and three blocked shots, with Rodions Kurucs going for 13 points, 12 boards and three steals.

Kemba Walker paced Charlotte with 35 points and five assists. Jeremy Lamb added 31 points, Marvin Williams went for 14 points, 12 rebounds and two blocks and Willy Hernangomez snared 11 rebounds. Tony Parker had 10 points and five dimes.

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What’s next?

Brooklyn: at Milwaukee, Saturday; vs. New Orleans, Wednesday; at Memphis, Jan. 4

Charlotte: at Washington, Saturday; vs. Orlando, Monday; vs. Dallas, Wednesday