DETROIT (AP) The Charlotte Hornets were without center Cody Zeller for a second straight game when they took on the Detroit Pistons on Friday night.
Zeller hurt his left hip against Miami on Monday night, and he was sidelined for a home game against Detroit on Wednesday.
The Pistons are still without point guard Reggie Jackson (lumbar stress reaction).
Zeller is averaging 11.2 points on the season in 17 games. Bismack Biyombo made his third start of the season. At 6-foot-8, he was the tallest player in the starting lineup for the Hornets.
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