Pacers vs. Hornets: Play-by-play, highlights and reactions


The Indiana Pacers (0-0) play against the Charlotte Hornets (1-1) at Spectrum Center

Game Time: 7:00 PM EDT on Wednesday October 5, 2022

Indiana Pacers 6, Charlotte Hornets 6 (Q1 08:53)

What's the buzz on Twitter?

Indiana Pacers @Pacers
it's about that time…???? - 7:09 PM

Charlotte Hornets @hornets
Here they come!!!
????- Buzz City
???? - @Indiana Pacers
⏰ - 7 PM EST
???? - @wfnz 92.7 FM - 7:02 PM

Indiana Pacers @Pacers
first five to start the preseason.????
0⃣ - @Tyrese Haliburton
3⃣ - @Chris Duarte
2⃣4⃣ - @Buddy Hield
2⃣5⃣ - @Jalen Smith
3⃣3⃣ - @Original_Turner - 6:58 PM

Scott Agness @ScottAgness
Tipoff is approaching in Charlotte. There's eight newcomers, including three rookies.
Pacers fans, what are you most looking forward to seeing? - 6:57 PM

Rod Boone @rodboone
LaMelo warming up pregame. - 6:54 PM

Tony East @TEastNBA
Pacers starters for the preseason opener, per the team: Tyrese Haliburton, Buddy Hield, Chris Duarte, Jalen Smith, Myles Turner. Same group it's been in camp. - 6:49 PM

Indiana Pacers @Pacers
Injury Report for tonight's game in Charlotte:
none. - 6:43 PM

James Plowright @British_Buzz
Pacers coach Rick Carlise discussed former Maverick lottery pick @Dennis Smith during his pre-game media availability - 6:40 PM

Indiana Pacers @Pacers
pregame work feat. @Myles Turner - 6:38 PM

Charlotte Hornets @hornets
'Bout that time!! ⌛️ - 6:32 PM

Charlotte Hornets @hornets
First five on the floor!???? - 6:25 PM

Indiana Pacers @Pacers
first game fits.???? - 6:05 PM

Rod Boone @rodboone
Pregame #Hornets notes:
• Same starters as in Boston
• Starters should play about same no. of minutes
• Gordon Hayward is out as expected. He spoke about it here:…
‣ Cody Martin is also out
‣ Dennis Smith Jr. (personal reasons) is out - 5:46 PM

Charlotte Hornets @hornets
Gordon Hayward (L Knee Contusion) is out.
Cody Martin (L Knee Tendinopathy) is out.
Dennis Smith Jr. (Personal Reasons) is out.
Presented by @NovantHealth - 5:40 PM

James Plowright @British_Buzz
Clifford pre-game on Kai Jones
"Listen, he has a chance to be a really good player, he just hasn't played as much basketball as these other guys. He needs minutes, with our group here it could happen you never know, things change quickly in this league." - 5:34 PM

Charlotte Hornets @hornets
We're LIVE with Coach Cliff! ????️… - 5:20 PM

Marc J. Spears @MarcJSpears
Hornets say Smith Jr (personal reasons) has been listed as out. Hayward and Martin have been downgraded to out - 5:19 PM

Sean Deveney @SeanDeveney
A couple of ex-@Boston Celtics chatted with @Steve Bulpett about the @Charlotte Hornets Miles Bridges situation:
"You know, that's my brother. We definitely miss him."
More at @HeavyOnSports… - 5:18 PM

James Plowright @British_Buzz
If you're wanting to follow an Indiana Pacers account ahead of this evenings Hornets - Pacers pre-season game I highly recommend following @C2_Cooper. One of the best Xs & Os analysts out there. - 5:15 PM

Keith Smith @KeithSmithNBA
Did an updated round of 2023 NBA cap space projections. This is with option, waiver and 2023 draft pick projections. I project 9 teams to have cap space:
1. HOU $67.8M
2. DET $66.8M
3. IND $49.8M
4. SAS $48.9M
5. UTA $39.8M
6. LAL $31.9M
7. ORL $31.3M
8. OKC $28.2M
9. CHA $19.9M - 5:09 PM

Ava Wallace @avarwallace
Deni Avdija (left groin strain) is doubtful for Monday's preseason game in Charlotte, Wes Unseld Jr. said today. Avdija was again a partial participant in practice. - 1:59 PM

Buddy Hield @buddyhield
Thank God For Life, Health and Strength ????????????????✊???? - 1:54 PM

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