Charlotte Hornets Regular Season Rosters

2016-2017 Charlotte Hornets Regular Season Roster

Jersey Player Pos HT WT YOS Pre-Draft Team Draft Status Nationality Free Agent Info
5 Nicolas Batum F 6-8 200 8 Le Mans Sarthe Basket (France) 2008 Rnd 1 Pick 25 France PO-2020; UFA-2021
12 Treveon Graham GF 6-6 226 0 VCU 2015 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States RFA-2018
  Dwight Howard C 6-11 265 12 Southwest Atlanta Christian Academy (Georgia) 2004 Rnd 1 Pick 1 United States UFA-2019
44 Frank Kaminsky F 7-0 240 1 Wisconsin 2015 Rnd 1 Pick 9 United States TO-2018; RFA-2019
14 Michael Kidd-Gilchrist SF 6-7 232 4 Kentucky 2012 Rnd 1 Pick 2 United States PO-2019; UFA-2020
3 Jeremy Lamb SG 6-5 185 4 Connecticut 2012 Rnd 1 Pick 12 United States UFA-2019
8 Johnny O'Bryant FC 6-9 257 2 LSU 2014 Rnd 2 Pick 6 United States UFA-2018
22 Brian Roberts PG 6-1 173 4 Dayton 2008 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States UFA-2017
7 Ramon Sessions G 6-3 190 9 Nevada 2007 Rnd 2 Pick 26 United States TO-2017; UFA-2018
15 Kemba Walker G 6-1 184 5 Connecticut 2011 Rnd 1 Pick 9 United States UFA-2019
0 Briante Weber G 6-2 171 1 VCU 2015 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States RFA-2018
2 Marvin Williams SF 6-9 237 11 North Carolina 2005 Rnd 1 Pick 2 United States PO-2019; UFA-2020
35 Christian Wood PF 6-11 220 1 UNLV 2015 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States RFA-2017
40 Cody Zeller F 7-0 240 3 Indiana 2013 Rnd 1 Pick 4 United States UFA-2021

2016-2017 Charlotte Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters K. Walker N. Batum M. Kidd-Gilchrist M. Williams C. Zeller
Rotation B. Weber J. Lamb T. Graham F. Kaminsky C. Wood
Rotation B. Roberts        
Lim PT R. Sessions       D. Howard
Lim PT         J. O'Bryant

2016-2017 Charlotte Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
Kemba Walker Player Of The Week (03/06/17)
Kemba Walker Eastern All-Star Coaches Selection (2017)
Frank Kaminsky Rising Stars Challenge Participant (2017)
Kemba Walker Three Point Shootout Participant (2017)

2016-2017 Charlotte Season Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
Kemba Walker 79 34.7 23.2 4.0 5.5 1.1 0.3 2.1
Nicolas Batum 77 34.0 15.1 6.3 5.9 1.1 0.4 2.5
Frank Kaminsky 75 26.1 11.7 4.5 2.1 0.7 0.5 1.0
Marvin Williams 76 30.2 11.2 6.5 1.4 0.8 0.7 0.8
Marco Belinelli 74 24.0 10.5 2.4 2.0 0.6 0.1 0.9
Michael Kidd-Gilchrist 81 29.0 9.2 7.0 1.4 1.0 0.9 0.7
Cody Zeller 62 27.8 10.3 6.5 1.6 0.9 1.0 1.0
Jeremy Lamb 62 18.4 9.7 4.2 1.2 0.4 0.4 0.6
Ramon Sessions 50 16.2 6.2 1.5 2.6 0.5 0.1 0.9
Spencer Hawes 35 17.9 7.3 4.2 1.8 0.4 0.7 1.1
Roy Hibbert 42 16.0 5.2 3.6 0.5 0.2 1.1 0.7
Brian Roberts 41 10.2 3.5 1.0 1.3 0.2 0.0 0.6
Treveon Graham 27 7.0 2.1 0.8 0.2 0.2 0.0 0.1
Briante Weber 13 12.2 3.8 1.6 1.3 0.8 0.0 0.4
Christian Wood 13 8.2 2.7 2.2 0.2 0.2 0.5 0.5
Miles Plumlee 13 13.4 2.4 3.2 0.2 0.5 0.3 0.6
Johnny O'Bryant 4 8.6 4.5 2.0 1.0 0.0 0.0 0.8
Mike Tobey 2 12.6 1.0 1.5 0.5 0.0 0.0 0.5
Aaron Harrison 5 3.3 0.2 0.6 0.6 0.0 0.0 0.0

Charlotte Hornets Future Free Agent Details

2017 2018 2019 2020 2021
Ramon Sessions (TO)
Brian Roberts (UFA)
Christian Wood (UFA)
Johnny O'Bryant (UFA)
Frank Kaminsky (TO)
Briante Weber (UFA)
Treveon Graham (UFA)
Marvin Williams (PO)
Dwight Howard (UFA)
Kemba Walker (UFA)
Michael Kidd-Gilchrist (PO)
Jeremy Lamb (UFA)
Frank Kaminsky (RFA)
Nicolas Batum (PO)
Cody Zeller (UFA)

Charlotte Hornets Future Draft Pick Summary

Year First Round Second Round
2018OwnTo MEM; less favorable of BRK and CLE (via PHL swap of CLE for BRK)
2019OwnOwn
2020OwnOwn
2021OwnOwn
2022OwnOwn
2023OwnOwn
2024OwnOwn

Charlotte Hornets Future Traded Pick Details

Incoming Outgoing

2017 second round draft pick from Brooklyn
Brooklyn's 2017 2nd round pick to Charlotte (via Atlanta) [Atlanta-Brooklyn, 7/11/2012; Atlanta-Charlotte, 6/20/2017]

2018 second round draft pick from Cleveland or Brooklyn (less favorable)
Philadelphia will receive the more favorable of Cleveland's 2018 2nd round pick and Brooklyn's 2018 2nd round pick and Charlotte will receive the less favorable of these two picks (via Philadelphia's right to swap Cleveland for Brooklyn) [Cleveland-Philadelphia, 9/26/2014; Brooklyn-Philadelphia, 12/11/2014; Brooklyn-Charlotte, 6/25/2015]

2017 second round draft pick to Atlanta
Charlotte's 2017 2nd round pick to Atlanta [Atlanta-Charlotte, 6/20/2017]

2018 second round draft pick to Memphis
Charlotte's 2018 2nd round pick to Memphis [Charlotte-Memphis-Miami, 2/16/2016]

2016-2017 Charlotte Hornets Roster Composition

Selected via Draft

Frank Kaminsky was selected as the #9 pick in the First Round of the 2015 NBA Draft by the Charlotte Hornets. Frank Kaminsky signed a multi-year contract with the Charlotte Hornets on July 2, 2015.

Michael Kidd-Gilchrist was selected as the #2 pick in the First Round of the 2012 NBA Draft by the Charlotte Hornets. Michael Kidd-Gilchrist signed a multi-year contract with the Charlotte Hornets on July 7, 2012. Michael Kidd-Gilchrist signed a multi-year extension with the Charlotte Hornets on August 26, 2015.

Kemba Walker was selected as the #9 pick in the First Round of the 2011 NBA Draft by the Charlotte Hornets. Kemba Walker signed a multi-year contract with the Charlotte Hornets on December 11, 2011. Kemba Walker signed a multi-year extension with the Charlotte Hornets on October 29, 2014.

Cody Zeller was selected as the #4 pick in the First Round of the 2013 NBA Draft by the Charlotte Hornets. Cody Zeller signed a multi-year contract with the Charlotte Hornets on July 10, 2013. Cody Zeller signed a multi-year extension with the Charlotte Hornets on October 31, 2016.

Acquired via Trade

Nicolas Batum was acquired in a trade by the Charlotte Hornets from the Portland Trail Blazers on June 24, 2015. Nicolas Batum re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Charlotte Hornets on July 7, 2016.

Marco Belinelli was acquired in a trade by the Charlotte Hornets from the Sacramento Kings on July 7, 2016.

Jeremy Lamb was acquired in a trade by the Charlotte Hornets from the Oklahoma City Thunder on June 25, 2015. Jeremy Lamb signed a multi-year extension with the Charlotte Hornets on November 2, 2015.

Miles Plumlee was acquired in a trade by the Charlotte Hornets from the Milwaukee Bucks on February 2, 2017.

Acquired via Free Agency

Treveon Graham signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Charlotte Hornets on July 26, 2016.

Johnny O'Bryant signed a contract with the Charlotte Hornets on February 24, 2017. Johnny O'Bryant re-signed to a contract as a free agent with the Charlotte Hornets on March 6, 2017. Johnny O'Bryant re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Charlotte Hornets on March 16, 2017.

Brian Roberts signed a contract as a free agent with the Charlotte Hornets on July 7, 2016.

Ramon Sessions signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Charlotte Hornets on July 7, 2016.

Briante Weber signed a contract with the Charlotte Hornets on February 27, 2017. Briante Weber re-signed to a contract as a free agent with the Charlotte Hornets on March 9, 2017. Briante Weber re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Charlotte Hornets on March 19, 2017.

Marvin Williams signed a multi-year contract with the Charlotte Hornets on July 16, 2014. Marvin Williams re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Charlotte Hornets on July 10, 2016.

Christian Wood signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Charlotte Hornets on July 14, 2016.

2016-2017 Charlotte Hornets Front Office

Staff Member Position Start Season Previous Job
Michael Jordan Owner, Chairman 2006-2007 President of Basketball Operations (Washington Wizards, 2000 to 2001)
James Jordan Executive VP of Operations 2013-2014 N/A
Joe Pierce VP 2013-2014 N/A
Steve Clifford Head Coach 2013-2014 Assistant Coach (Los Angeles Lakers, 2012 to 2013)
Patrick Ewing Associate Head Coach 2013-2014 Assistant Coach (Orlando Magic, 2007 to 2012)
Stephen Silas Assistant Coach 2010-2011 Assistant Coach (Golden State Warriors, 2005 to 2010)
Bob Weiss Assistant Coach 2013-2014 Assistant Coach (Atlanta Hawks, 2012 to 2013)
Pat Delany Assistant Coach 2014-2015 Head Coach (Sioux Falls Skyforce, 2013 to 2014)
Steve Hetzel Assistant Coach 2014-2015 Head Coach (Canton Charge, 2013 to 2014)
Bruce Kreutzer Assistant Coach 2015-2016 N/A
Rich Cho President of Basketball Operations, General Manager 2011-2012 General Manager (Portland Trail Blazers, 2010 to 2011)
Chad Buchanan Assistant General Manager 2014-2015 General Manager (Portland Trail Blazers, 2011 to 2012)
Larry Jordan Director of Player Personnel 2013-2014 Director of Special Projects (Charlotte Hornets, 2011 to 2014)
Kathryn Karakus Director of Basketball Operations 2011-2012 N/A
Adam Filippi Director of International Scouting 2011-2012 Director of International Scouting (Los Angeles Lakers, 2001 to 2011)
Dickey Simpkins Scout 2010-2011 N/A
Anthony Gacona Scout 2012-2013 N/A
Francis Williams Scout 2012-2013 N/A
Jim Thrash Scout 2013-2014 N/A
Buzz Peterson Scout 2014-2015 Head Coach (UNC Wilmington, 2010 to 2014)
Chris Whitney Director of Player Development 2010-2011 N/A
Steve Stricker Head Athletic Trainer 2011-2012 Head Athletic Trainer (Washington Wizards, 2001 to 2004)
Scott Lauer Radio Broadcaster 2004-2005 N/A