Charlotte Hornets Regular Season Rosters

2017-2018 Charlotte Hornets Regular Season Roster

Jersey Player Pos HT WT YOS Pre-Draft Team Draft Status Nationality
7 Dwayne Bacon SF 6-7 221 0 Florida State 2017 Rnd 2 Pick 10 United States
5 Nicolas Batum F 6-8 200 9 Le Mans Sarthe Basket (France) 2008 Rnd 1 Pick 25 France
10 Michael Carter-Williams PG 6-6 190 4 Syracuse 2013 Rnd 1 Pick 11 United States
21 Treveon Graham GF 6-5 225 1 VCU 2015 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
41 Willy Hernangomez C 6-11 240 1 Cajasol Seville Junior Team (Spain) 2015 Rnd 2 Pick 5 Spain
12 Dwight Howard C 6-11 265 13 Southwest Atlanta Christian Academy (Georgia) 2004 Rnd 1 Pick 1 United States
44 Frank Kaminsky F 7-0 242 2 Wisconsin 2015 Rnd 1 Pick 9 United States
14 Michael Kidd-Gilchrist SF 6-7 232 5 Kentucky 2012 Rnd 1 Pick 2 United States
3 Jeremy Lamb SG 6-5 185 5 Connecticut 2012 Rnd 1 Pick 12 United States
9 Mangok Mathiang C 6-10 230 0 Louisville 2017 NBA Draft, Undrafted Australia / South Sudan
1 Malik Monk SG 6-3 200 0 Kentucky 2017 Rnd 1 Pick 11 United States
8 Johnny O'Bryant FC 6-9 257 3 LSU 2014 Rnd 2 Pick 6 United States
9 Marcus Paige G 6-0 164 0 North Carolina 2016 Rnd 2 Pick 25 United States
32 Julyan Stone PG 6-6 200 3 UTEP 2011 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
15 Kemba Walker G 6-1 184 6 Connecticut 2011 Rnd 1 Pick 9 United States
2 Marvin Williams SF 6-9 237 12 North Carolina 2005 Rnd 1 Pick 2 United States
40 Cody Zeller F 7-0 240 4 Indiana 2013 Rnd 1 Pick 4 United States
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2017-2018 Charlotte Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters K. Walker N. Batum M. Kidd-Gilchrist M. Williams D. Howard
Rotation   J. Lamb D. Bacon F. Kaminsky C. Zeller
Rotation   M. Monk      
Lim PT J. Stone       M. Mathiang
Lim PT         W. Hernangomez

2017-2018 Southeast Division Standings

RankTeamRecordGB
1Miami Heat44-38-
2Washington Wizards43-391
3Charlotte Hornets36-468
4Orlando Magic25-5719
5Atlanta Hawks24-5820

2017-2018 Charlotte Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
Kemba Walker Eastern All-Star Replacement Selection (2018)
Kemba Walker NBA Sportsmanship Award (2018)

2017-2018 Charlotte Season Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
Kemba Walker 80 34.2 22.1 3.1 5.5 1.1 0.3 2.2
Dwight Howard 81 30.4 16.6 12.5 1.3 0.6 1.6 2.6
Jeremy Lamb 80 24.6 12.9 4.0 2.3 0.8 0.4 1.2
Frank Kaminsky 79 23.2 11.1 3.6 1.6 0.5 0.2 0.8
Marvin Williams 78 25.7 9.5 4.7 1.2 0.7 0.5 0.8
Nicolas Batum 64 31.0 11.6 4.8 5.5 1.0 0.4 2.0
Michael Kidd-Gilchrist 74 25.0 9.2 4.1 1.0 0.7 0.4 0.7
Malik Monk 63 13.5 6.7 1.0 1.4 0.3 0.1 0.8
Treveon Graham 63 16.7 4.3 1.9 0.9 0.5 0.0 0.4
Michael Carter-Williams 52 16.1 4.6 2.7 2.2 0.8 0.4 1.0
Cody Zeller 33 19.0 7.1 5.4 0.9 0.4 0.6 1.0
Dwayne Bacon 53 13.5 3.3 2.3 0.7 0.3 0.0 0.4
Johnny O'Bryant 36 10.5 4.8 2.6 0.4 0.2 0.2 0.4
Willy Hernangomez 22 11.9 6.1 5.3 0.5 0.5 0.4 0.4
Julyan Stone 23 7.6 0.8 1.3 1.1 0.2 0.1 0.3
Marcus Paige 5 5.6 2.4 0.8 0.6 0.0 0.0 0.0
Mangok Mathiang 4 5.0 2.0 2.5 0.0 0.2 0.0 0.0

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.

Willy Hernangomez was acquired in a trade by the Charlotte Hornets from the New York Knicks on February 7, 2018.

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.

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
Curtis Polk Managing General Partner 2017-2018 Vice Chairman (Charlotte Hornets, 2011 to 2017)
Pete Guelli Chief Operating Officer 2017-2018 Chief Marketing Officer (Charlotte Hornets, 2009 to 2017)
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
Anthony Datcher Director of Team Security 2014-2015 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)
Mitch Kupchak President of Basketball Operations, General Manager 2017-2018 General Manager (Los Angeles Lakers, 1994 to 2017)
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
Jakub Kudlacek Scout 2017-2018 N/A
Matt McKay Scout 2017-2018 Basketball Operations Assistant (Charlotte Hornets, 2014 to 2017)
Michael Born Scout 2017-2018 Director of NBA Scouting (Portland Trail Blazers, 2007 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)
Aaron Karkow Assistant Athletic Trainer 2017-2018 Assistant Athletic Trainer (Mount Olive, 2014 to 2016)
Chris Kroeger Radio Broadcaster 2017-2018 N/A