• Charlotte hosts Chicago in season opener

    By: The Associated Press

    Updated:

    Chicago Bulls vs. Charlotte Hornets

    Charlotte; Wednesday, 7 p.m. EDT

    The Charlotte Hornets host the Chicago Bulls in the season opener.

    Charlotte went 39-43 overall and 29-23 in Eastern Conference play a season ago. The Hornets allowed opponents to score 111.8 points per game and shoot 47% from the field last season.

    Chicago finished 22-60 overall and 13-28 on the road during the 2018-19 season. The Bulls shot 45.3% from the field and 35.1% from 3-point range last season.

    The matchup Wednesday is the first meeting of the season for the two teams.

    Hornets Injuries: None listed.

    Bulls Injuries: Chandler Hutchison: out (hamstring), Shaquille Harrison: day to day (hamstring), Wendell Carter Jr.: day to day (thumb).

    ___

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

    Next Up: