Charlotte Hornets Regular Season Rosters

2017-2018 Charlotte Hornets Regular Season Roster

Jersey Player Pos HT WT YOS Pre-Draft Team Draft Status Nationality Free Agent Info
7 Dwayne Bacon SF 6-7 221 0 Florida State 2017 Rnd 2 Pick 10 United States RFA-2020
5 Nicolas Batum F 6-8 200 9 Le Mans Sarthe Basket (France) 2008 Rnd 1 Pick 25 France PO-2020; UFA-2021
10 Michael Carter-Williams PG 6-6 190 4 Syracuse 2013 Rnd 1 Pick 11 United States UFA-2018
21 Treveon Graham GF 6-5 219 1 VCU 2015 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States RFA-2018
12 Dwight Howard C 6-11 265 13 Southwest Atlanta Christian Academy (Georgia) 2004 Rnd 1 Pick 1 United States UFA-2019
44 Frank Kaminsky F 7-0 242 2 Wisconsin 2015 Rnd 1 Pick 9 United States TO-2018; RFA-2019
14 Michael Kidd-Gilchrist SF 6-7 232 5 Kentucky 2012 Rnd 1 Pick 2 United States PO-2019; UFA-2020
3 Jeremy Lamb SG 6-5 185 5 Connecticut 2012 Rnd 1 Pick 12 United States UFA-2019
9 Mangok Mathiang C 6-10 230 Louisville 2017 NBA Draft, Undrafted Australia N/A
1 Malik Monk SG 6-3 200 0 Kentucky 2017 Rnd 1 Pick 11 United States TO-2019; TO-2020; RFA-2021
8 Johnny O'Bryant FC 6-9 257 3 LSU 2014 Rnd 2 Pick 6 United States UFA-2018
9 Marcus Paige G 6-0 164 0 North Carolina 2016 Rnd 2 Pick 25 United States N/A
32 Julyan Stone PG 6-6 200 3 UTEP 2011 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States UFA-2019
15 Kemba Walker G 6-1 184 6 Connecticut 2011 Rnd 1 Pick 9 United States UFA-2019
2 Marvin Williams SF 6-9 237 12 North Carolina 2005 Rnd 1 Pick 2 United States PO-2019; UFA-2020
40 Cody Zeller F 7-0 240 4 Indiana 2013 Rnd 1 Pick 4 United States UFA-2021
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2017-2018 Charlotte Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters K. Walker D. Bacon M. Williams F. Kaminsky D. Howard
Rotation J. Stone M. Monk M. Kidd-Gilchrist C. Zeller J. O'Bryant
Rotation   J. Lamb      
Rotation   N. Batum      
Lim PT M. Paige   T. Graham   M. Mathiang
Lim PT M. Carter-Williams        

Charlotte Free Agent Rights Retained

Name Pos FA Status Nationality
Brian Roberts PG (U) Non-Bird United States
Christian Wood PF (U) Non-Bird United States

Charlotte Hornets Future Free Agent Details

2018 2019 2020 2021
Michael Carter-Williams (UFA)
Johnny O'Bryant (UFA)
Frank Kaminsky (TO)
Treveon Graham (RFA)
Marvin Williams (PO)
Dwight Howard (UFA)
Kemba Walker (UFA)
Julyan Stone (UFA)
Michael Kidd-Gilchrist (PO)
Jeremy Lamb (UFA)
Malik Monk (TO)
Frank Kaminsky (RFA)
Nicolas Batum (PO)
Dwayne Bacon (RFA)
Malik Monk (TO)
Cody Zeller (UFA)
Malik Monk (RFA)

Charlotte Hornets Future Draft Pick Summary

Year First Round Second Round
2018OwnMost favorable of CHA, MEM and MIA to MEM then second most favorable to PHX and least favorable to HOU (via 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

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]

2018 second round draft pick to Memphis, Phoenix or Houston
Memphis will receive the most favorable of its 2018 2nd round pick, Charlotte's 2018 2nd round pick and Miami's 2018 2nd round pick and Phoenix will receive the second most favorable and Houston will receive the least favorable of these three picks (via Memphis) [Charlotte-Memphis-Miami, 2/16/2016; Houston-Memphis, 6/22/2017; Memphis-Phoenix, 9/22/2017]

2017-2018 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.

Malik Monk was selected as the #11 pick in the First Round of the 2017 NBA Draft by the Charlotte Hornets. Malik Monk signed a multi-year contract with the Charlotte Hornets on July 2, 2017.

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 Draft Rights Trade

Draft Rights to Dwayne Bacon, the #10 pick in the Second Round of the 2017 NBA Draft, were acquired by the Charlotte Hornets from the New Orleans Pelicans on June 22, 2017. Dwayne Bacon signed a multi-year contract with the Charlotte Hornets on July 6, 2017.

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.

Dwight Howard was acquired in a trade by the Charlotte Hornets from the Atlanta Hawks on June 20, 2017.

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.

Acquired via Free Agency

Michael Carter-Williams signed a contract as a free agent with the Charlotte Hornets on July 7, 2017.

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.

Julyan Stone signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Charlotte Hornets on August 23, 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.

2017-2018 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)
Stephen Silas Associate Head Coach 2017-2018 Assistant Coach (2015 to 2016)
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
Eddie Jordan Assistant Coach 2017-2018 Head Coach (Rutgers, 2013 to 2016)
Rich Cho President of Basketball Operations, General Manager 2011-2012 General Manager (Portland Trail Blazers, 2010 to 2011)
Buzz Peterson Assistant General Manager 2017-2018 Scout (Charlotte Hornets, 2014 to 2017)
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
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