Charlotte Hornets Regular Season Rosters

2015-2016 Charlotte Hornets Regular Season Roster

Jersey Player Pos HT WT YOS Pre-Draft Team Draft Status Nationality Free Agent Info
  Nicolas Batum F 6-8 225 7 Le Mans Sarthe Basket (France) 2008 Rnd 1 Pick 25 France UFA-2016
30 Troy Daniels G 6-4 204 2 VCU 2013 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States RFA-2016
19 P.J. Hairston SG 6-6 220 1 Texas Legends 2014 Rnd 1 Pick 26 United States TO-2016; TO-2017; RFA-2018
  Spencer Hawes C 7-1 245 8 Washington 2007 Rnd 1 Pick 10 United States PO-2017; UFA-2018
25 Al Jefferson FC 6-10 289 11 Prentiss High School (Mississippi) 2004 Rnd 1 Pick 15 United States UFA-2016
14 Michael Kidd-Gilchrist SF 6-7 232 3 Kentucky 2012 Rnd 1 Pick 2 United States RFA-2016
  Jeremy Lamb SG 6-5 185 3 Connecticut 2012 Rnd 1 Pick 12 United States RFA-2016
22 Brian Roberts PG 6-1 173 3 Dayton 2008 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States UFA-2016
15 Kemba Walker G 6-1 184 4 Connecticut 2011 Rnd 1 Pick 9 United States UFA-2019
2 Marvin Williams SF 6-9 237 10 North Carolina 2005 Rnd 1 Pick 2 United States UFA-2016
40 Cody Zeller F 7-0 240 2 Indiana 2013 Rnd 1 Pick 4 United States TO-2016; RFA-2017

2015-2016 Hornets Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters K. Walker J. Lamb N. Batum M. Williams A. Jefferson
Rotation B. Roberts   M. Kidd-Gilchrist C. Zeller S. Hawes
Rotation     P. Hairston    
Lim PT   T. Daniels      

Hornets Draft Rights Retained

Name Pos Draft Status Nationality
Frank Kaminsky F 2015 Rnd 1 Pick 9 United States

Hornets Free Agent Rights Retained

Name Pos FA Status Nationality
Bismack Biyombo PF (U) Bird Democratic Republic of the Congo
Jason Maxiell PF (U) Non-Bird United States
Jeffery Taylor SF (U) Bird Sweden
Mo Williams G (U) Non-Bird United States

Charlotte Hornets Future Free Agent Details

2016 2017 2018 2019
Marvin Williams (UFA)
Al Jefferson (UFA)
Nicolas Batum (UFA)
Brian Roberts (UFA)
Michael Kidd-Gilchrist (RFA)
Troy Daniels (RFA)
Jeremy Lamb (RFA)
Cody Zeller (TO)
P.J. Hairston (TO)
Spencer Hawes (PO)
Cody Zeller (RFA)
P.J. Hairston (TO)
P.J. Hairston (RFA)
Kemba Walker (UFA)

Charlotte Hornets Future Draft Pick Summary

Year First Round Second Round
2016Own31-55 to OKC; 56-60 to SAS
2017OwnTo OKC if not already settled
2018OwnOwn; less favorable of BRK and CLE (via PHL swap of CLE for BRK)
2019OwnOwn; BRK
2020OwnOwn
2021OwnOwn
2022OwnOwn

Charlotte Hornets Future Traded Pick Details

Credits Debits

2018 second round draft pick from Brooklyn
Charlotte will receive the less favorable of Brooklyn's 2018 2nd round pick and Cleveland's 2018 2nd round pick and Philadelphia will receive the more favorable of these two picks (via Philadelphia's right to swap Cleveland for Brooklyn) [Cleveland-Philadelphia, 9/27/2014; Brooklyn-Philadelphia, 12/11/2014; Brooklyn-Charlotte, 6/25/2015]; this pick conveyance is the same as the one described in "2018 second round draft pick from Cleveland" on Charlotte Credits

2018 second round draft pick from Cleveland
Charlotte will receive the less favorable of Brooklyn's 2018 2nd round pick and Cleveland's 2018 2nd round pick and Philadelphia will receive the more favorable of these two picks (via Philadelphia's right to swap Cleveland for Brooklyn) [Cleveland-Philadelphia, 9/27/2014; Brooklyn-Philadelphia, 12/11/2014; Brooklyn-Charlotte, 6/25/2015]; this pick conveyance is the same as the one described in "2018 second round draft pick from Brooklyn" on Charlotte Credits

2019 second round draft pick from Brooklyn
Brooklyn's 2019 2nd round pick to Charlotte [Brooklyn-Charlotte, 6/25/2015]

2016 second round draft pick to Oklahoma City
Charlotte's 2nd round pick to Oklahoma City protected for selections 56-60 in 2016 and unprotected in 2017 [Charlotte-Oklahoma City, 6/25/2015]

2016 second round draft pick to San Antonio
Charlotte's 2016 2nd round pick to San Antonio protected for selections 31-55 (if this pick falls within its protected range and is therefore not conveyed, then Charlotte's obligation to San Antonio will be extinguished) [Charlotte-San Antonio, 2/18/2010]

2015-2016 Charlotte Hornets Roster Composition

Selected via Draft

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.

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.

Acquired via Draft Rights Trade

Draft Rights to P.J. Hairston, the #26 pick in the First Round of the 2014 NBA Draft, were acquired by the Charlotte Hornets from the Miami Heat on June 27, 2014. P.J. Hairston signed a multi-year contract with the Charlotte Hornets on August 22, 2014.

Acquired via Trade

Nicolas Batum was acquired in a trade by the Charlotte Hornets from the Portland Trail Blazers on June 24, 2015.

Troy Daniels was acquired in a trade by the Charlotte Hornets from the Minnesota Timberwolves on February 10, 2015.

Spencer Hawes was acquired in a trade by the Charlotte Hornets from the Los Angeles Clippers on June 15, 2015.

Jeremy Lamb was acquired in a trade by the Charlotte Hornets from the Oklahoma City Thunder on June 25, 2015.

Acquired via Free Agency

Al Jefferson signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Charlotte Hornets on July 10, 2013.

Brian Roberts signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Charlotte Hornets on July 23, 2014.

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

2015-2016 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)
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)
Scott Howard Director of Scouting 2007-2008 N/A
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 (North Carolina-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