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LeBron James will once again be an important player when his team faces Hornets tonightReuters

Charlotte Hornets will look for their fourth successive winwhen they play Cleveland Cavaliers on Friday.

The game is expected to be an interesting one with the Cavs also enjoying a great run, where they are looking for their fifth win.

So, it is a matchup between two teams who have been in red hot form.

But, Hornets does not have an impressive win loss record thus far in the season with 13 wins and 25 losses, while their opponents have had a decent season with 23 wins and 20 losses.

The Cavs put up an impressive display against the Utah Jazz in their last game with the score reading 106-92 at Quicken Loans Arena.

What was impressive during their last game was the way all their starters got double figures point-wise. Though, LeBron James was the highest scorer for the team, they did not have to rely completely on their superstar player, who has been voted second to Stephen Curry in the NBA All Star game.

Cavs would expect a similar performance from their players tonight as well.

James has averaged around thirty points per game in the last five games after being away from the game for eight through injury.

Lebron when in full flight is simply unstoppable.

It was not only James, who was impressive, as the seven foot center, Timofey Mozgov scored an impressive 16 points. Cavs head coach David Blatt was happy with his performance.

If the 7ft Polish player plays the same way as he did against Jazz, it might turn out to be a long day for the Hornets.

With his presence, the Cavs have been a very strong defensive unit not allowing easy baskets for their opponents.

"Defensively, we've stepped it up," said James, as was quoted by AP.

"When you have that, when everyone is in a good rhythm offensively, we're sharing the ball, defensively we're helping one another - the game is fun."

Hornets defeated the Miami Heat i78-76 n a very closely contested game in their last fixture.

The Charlotte Hornets, though, will be aware of the task in hand as they do not have a successful record on the road with 7 wins and 12 losses, while the Cavs have a 13-9 win loss record at home.

Where to Watch Live

The game is scheduled for a 7.30 pm ET (6 am IST, 12.30 am GMT) start with no live TV coverage on national TV.

The game can be watched via live streaming online by audience across the world on NBA.com.