The Charlotte Hornets lost to Indiana 88-86 Wednesday night at Indianapolis. Charlotte led by as many as 18 early in the game, but closed the gap to just six by halftime. It stayed close throughout the second half. The deciding points came when Solomon Hill put back a miss by Rodney Stuckey as time expired. Roy Hibbert led the Pacers with 18 points and 11 rebounds. Al Jefferson had 28 points and 8 rebounds to lead the Hornets. Lance Stephenson had 10 points, eight rebounds, and seven assists in his return to his former home at Indiana. The Hornets dropped to 4-8 with the loss. They host Orlando Friday night at Time Warner Cable Arena. Tipoff is at 7:00PM.