The Dallas Mavericks travel to North Carolina to take on the Charlotte Hornets on Feb. 8. They will be looking for revenge too.
The Dallas Mavericks dropped a heartbreaker in Washington on Friday night. They led by five points with 1:30 remaining in the game and managed to let it slip away.
The Mavs face the second of a back-to-back on Feb. 8 against the Charlotte Hornets. The Hornets are struggling. They have lost four straight games and 12 of their last 13. Charlotte has 16 wins on the season. They just bought out veteran forward Marvin Williams too.
Here is a look at what fans need to know about the Mavericks at Hornets game.
Saturday’s contest gets underway at 7:00 p.m. ET or 6:00 p.m. local time in Dallas.
How to watch
Fox Sports has the action in both local markets. Fox Sports Southwest-Dallas is the place to for Mavericks supporters. Fans living in the North Carolina market can watch on Fox Sports Southeast- Charlotte.
Hulu Live continues to be the top online option to stream the game for local Mavs watchers. National viewers can enjoy it on NBA League Pass.
The Mavs played on Friday night meaning there are no new injury updates. The team will be without Luka Doncic (ankle) and Dwight Powell (Achilles). Fans should keep an eye on Kristaps Porzingis and Seth Curry. Both players could be rested in Saturday’s game. Be sure to check the news for the latest just before tipoff.
Storyline to follow: Mavs want revenge
The Hornets came to Dallas on Jan. 4 and escaped with a 123-120 overtime win. It has been a similar story against multiple teams at the bottom of the standings. They have a hot shooting night and defeat the Mavericks.
Dallas needs to be up for and win Saturday’s game. They are fading in the standings. The Mavs do not want to have to play the Clippers in the first round of the playoffs. They must grab a victory over the struggling Hornets and get revenge for that Jan. 4 loss.
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