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Monday, November 17, 2014

Hornets Injury Updates: Michael Kidd-Gilchrist, Gary Neal out for Monday's game

By on 11/17/2014 03:00:00 PM

The Charlotte Hornets head into Monday's game against the Dallas Mavericks coming off a 112-87 loss to the Golden State Warriors on Saturday. The Hornets have a record of 4-6, fourth in the Southeast Division. They will have to take on the Mavericks without the services of Michael Kidd-Gilchrist and Gary Neal, both out with injuries.

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I reported on November 15 that Kidd-Gilchrist would miss a few games with a stress reaction in his left foot. He was expected to miss a few games.

Rick Bonnell, who covers the Hornets for The Charlotte Observer, tweeted the following on Kidd-Gilchrist and Neal.
Bonnell also added the following.
Kidd-Gilchrist, in his third NBA season out of Kentucky, is averaging 9.8 points on 62.5 percent shooting and 5.5 rebounds per game this season. In 62 games last season, he averaged 7.2 points and 5.2 rebounds per game. Kidd-Gilchrist has career averages of 8.3 points on 46.9 percent shooting and 5.6 rebounds per game. 

Neal, in his fifth NBA season out of Towson, is averaging 12.2 points and 3.3 rebounds in 24.8 minutes per game this season. The veteran guard has played for the Spurs, Bucks and Hornets and has career averages of 10 points and 2.2 rebounds in 266 games.

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