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Hornets vs. Pacers: Game thread, lineups, TV info and more

After a few days off to practice, the Pacers are back in action at the Fieldhouse when they host the Charlotte Hornets.

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2014-15 NBA Regular Season



November 19, 2014 - 7:00 p.m. ET
Bankers Life Fieldhouse - Indianapolis, IN
TV: Fox Sports Indiana ---- Radio: AM 1070/107.5 FM The Fan
Probable Starters
Kemba Walker PG Donald Sloan
Lance Stephenson SG Solomon Hill
Gerald Henderson SF Chris Copeland
Marvin Williams PF Luis Scola
Al Jefferson C Roy Hibbert

The Indiana Pacers had a chance to catch their breath, practice and actually prepare for the Charlotte Hornets as one of just two games this week at Bankers Life Fieldhouse. The time off added Rodney Stuckey to the list of available players, but the Pacers remain short-handed with George Hill, David West, C.J. Watson, C.J. Miles and, of course, Paul George sidelined with injuries.

The Hornets arrive at BLF with the same record as the Pacers (4-7) as they try to mix and match a few new (and young) faces with plenty of playoff potential. Lance Stephenson (you may recognize the name) will command plenty of attention both on the court and in the stands as the former Pacers guard makes his first return to his first NBA team. But the Hornets' reserve unit will have familiar faces, as well with former IU stars, Cody Zeller and Noah Vonleh.

The biggest matchup involves none of the above, though. Roy Hibbert finding a way to neutralize Al Jefferson to some degree has been a big problem in the past and remains the key, again tonight for the Pacers.

For more on the Hornets, check out At The Hive. Also, please add your thoughts and observations on the game in the comments.