Hornets starting Mark Williams (ankle) at center on Friday, Nick Richards to bench

Charlotte Hornets center Mark Williams (ankle) is starting in Friday's game against the Houston Rockets.

What It Means:

Williams will play with Charlotte's first unit after Nick Richards was benched. In 29.7 expected minutes, our models project Williams to score 36.0 FanDuel points.

Williams' projection includes 15.9 points, 10.5 rebounds, and 1.2 assists.