Charlotte Hornets Regular Season Rosters

2021-2022 Charlotte Hornets Regular Season Roster

Jersey Player Pos HT WT YOS Pre-Draft Team Draft Status Nationality Free Agent Info
2 LaMelo Ball G 6-7 181 1 Illawarra (Australia) 2020 Rnd 1 Pick 3 United States TO-2022; TO-2023; RFA-2024
5 James Bouknight G 6-5 190 0 Connecticut 2021 Rnd 1 Pick 11 United States TO-2023; TO-2024; RFA-2025
0 Miles Bridges SF 6-7 225 3 Michigan State 2018 Rnd 1 Pick 12 United States RFA-2022
22 Vernon Carey, Jr. PF 6-10 255 1 Duke 2020 Rnd 2 Pick 2 United States TO-2023; UFA-2024
20 Gordon Hayward GF 6-7 225 11 Butler 2010 Rnd 1 Pick 9 United States UFA-2024
4 Wesley Iwundu F 6-7 195 4 Kansas State 2017 Rnd 2 Pick 3 United States UFA-2022
23 Kai Jones PF 6-11 221 0 Texas 2021 Rnd 1 Pick 19 Bahamas TO-2023; TO-2024; RFA-2025
18 Arnoldas Kulboka SF 6-10 209 0 Orlandina Basket (Italy) 2018 Rnd 2 Pick 25 Lithuania RFA-2022
16 Scottie Lewis SF 6-5 185 0 Florida 2021 Rnd 2 Pick 26 United States RFA-2022
11 Cody Martin F 6-7 205 2 Nevada 2019 Rnd 2 Pick 6 United States RFA-2022
6 Jalen McDaniels PF 6-10 205 2 San Diego State 2019 Rnd 2 Pick 22 United States TO-2022; UFA-2023
12 Kelly Oubre, Jr. SF 6-7 205 6 Kansas 2015 Rnd 1 Pick 15 United States UFA-2023
24 Mason Plumlee PF 6-11 245 8 Duke 2013 Rnd 1 Pick 22 United States UFA-2023
14 Nick Richards C 6-11 245 1 Kentucky 2020 Rnd 2 Pick 12 Jamaica RFA-2023
3 Terry Rozier G 6-1 190 6 Louisville 2015 Rnd 1 Pick 16 United States UFA-2026
10 Ish Smith PG 6-0 175 11 Wake Forest 2010 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States UFA-2023
21 J.T. Thor PF 6-10 190 0 Auburn 2021 Rnd 2 Pick 7 United States TO-2024; UFA-2025
25 P.J. Washington PF 6-7 236 2 Kentucky 2019 Rnd 1 Pick 12 United States TO-2022; RFA-2023
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2021-2022 Charlotte Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters L. Ball T. Rozier G. Hayward P. Washington M. Plumlee
Rotation I. Smith   K. Oubre, Jr. M. Bridges  
Rotation     J. McDaniels    
Rotation     C. Martin    
Rotation     W. Iwundu    
Lim PT   J. Bouknight A. Kulboka V. Carey, Jr. N. Richards
Lim PT     L. Ball K. Jones  
Lim PT     S. Lewis J. Thor  

Charlotte Draft Rights Retained

Name Pos Draft Status Nationality
Tyler Harvey G 2015 Rnd 2 Pick 21 United States

Charlotte Hornets Future Free Agent Details

2022 2023 2024 2025 2026
Wesley Iwundu (UFA)
Arnoldas Kulboka (RFA)
Miles Bridges (RFA)
P.J. Washington (TO)
LaMelo Ball (TO)
Scottie Lewis (RFA)
Cody Martin (RFA)
Jalen McDaniels (TO)
Mason Plumlee (UFA)
Ish Smith (UFA)
Kelly Oubre, Jr. (UFA)
Kai Jones (TO)
James Bouknight (TO)
P.J. Washington (RFA)
Nick Richards (UFA)
Vernon Carey, Jr. (TO)
LaMelo Ball (TO)
Gordon Hayward (UFA)
LaMelo Ball (RFA)
J.T. Thor (TO)
Kai Jones (TO)
James Bouknight (TO)
Kai Jones (RFA)
James Bouknight (RFA)
Terry Rozier (UFA)

Charlotte Hornets Future Draft Pick Summary

Year First Round Second Round
20221-18 Own; 19-30 to NYK; NOP 15-3031-55 Own; 56-60 to NYK (via BOS); NOP if NOP does not convey 1st round pick to CHA in 2022; TOR 55-60 (via PHL to GOS)
20231-16 Own; 17-30 to NYK if not already settledMost favorable of CHA, ATL and BRK to PHL; second most favorable to ATL and least favorable to BRK (via ATL swap of ATL or CHA for BRK); BOS
20241-14 Own; 15-30 to NYK if not already settledTo OKC (via NOP); BOS; NOP if NOP does not convey 1st round pick to CHA in 2022
20251-14 Own; 15-30 to NYK if not already settled31-55 Own; 56-60 to GOS
2026OwnTo NYK if CHA has not conveyed 1st round pick to NYK by 2025
2027OwnTo NYK if CHA has not conveyed 1st round pick to NYK by 2025
2028OwnOwn

Charlotte Hornets Future Traded Pick Details

Incoming Outgoing

2022 first round draft pick from New Orleans
New Orleans' 2022 1st round pick to Charlotte protected for selections 1-14; if this pick falls within its protected range and is therefore not conveyed, then New Orleans will instead convey its 2022 2nd round pick and 2024 2nd round pick to Charlotte [Charlotte-Memphis-New Orleans, 8/7/2021]

2022 second round draft pick from Toronto
Toronto's 2022 2nd round pick to Golden State (via Philadelphia) protected for selections 55-60 or to Charlotte (via Philadelphia to Golden State) protected for selections 31-54 (Toronto's obligation to Golden State or Charlotte will thereafter be extinguished) [Philadelphia-Toronto, 2/6/2019; Golden State-Philadelphia, 2/6/2020; Charlotte-Golden State, 3/25/2021]

2023 second round draft pick from Boston
Boston's 2023 2nd round pick to Charlotte [Boston-Charlotte, 11/29/2020]

2024 second round draft pick from Boston
Boston's 2024 2nd round pick to Charlotte [Boston-Charlotte, 11/29/2020]

2022 first round draft pick to New York
Charlotte's 1st round pick to New York protected for selections 1-18 in 2022, 1-16 in 2023, 1-14 in 2024 and 1-14 in 2025; if Charlotte has not conveyed a 1st round pick to New York by 2025, then Charlotte will instead convey its 2026 2nd round pick and 2027 2nd round draft pick to New York [Charlotte-New York, 7/30/2021]

2022 second round draft pick to New York
Charlotte's 2022 2nd round pick to New York (via Boston) protected for selections 31-55 (if this pick falls within its protected range and is therefore not conveyed, then Charlotte's obligation to New York will be extinguished) [Boston-Charlotte, 11/29/2020; Boston-New York, 8/17/2021]

2023 second round draft pick to Atlanta, Philadelphia or Brooklyn
Philadelphia will receive the most favorable of Atlanta's 2023 2nd round pick, Charlotte's 2023 2nd round pick and Brooklyn's 2023 2nd round pick and Atlanta will receive the second most favorable and Brooklyn will receive the least favorable of the three (via Atlanta's right to swap Atlanta or Charlotte for Brooklyn) [Atlanta-Charlotte, 6/21/2018; Atlanta-Brooklyn, 7/13/2018; Atlanta-Philadelphia, 7/7/2019]

2024 second round draft pick to Oklahoma City
Charlotte's 2024 2nd round pick to Oklahoma City (via New Orleans) [Charlotte-New Orleans, 11/19/2020; Denver-Milwaukee-New Orleans-Oklahoma City, 11/23/2020]

2025 second round draft pick to Golden State
Charlotte's 2025 2nd round pick to Golden State protected for selections 31-55 (if this pick falls within its protected range and is therefore not conveyed, then Charlotte's obligation to Golden State will be extinguished) [Charlotte-Golden State, 3/25/2021]

2021-2022 Charlotte Hornets Roster Composition

Selected via Draft

LaMelo Ball was selected as the #3 pick in the First Round of the 2020 NBA Draft by the Charlotte Hornets. LaMelo Ball signed a multi-year contract with the Charlotte Hornets on November 30, 2020.

James Bouknight was selected as the #11 pick in the First Round of the 2021 NBA Draft by the Charlotte Hornets. James Bouknight signed a multi-year contract with the Charlotte Hornets on August 3, 2021.

Vernon Carey, Jr. was selected as the #2 pick in the Second Round of the 2020 NBA Draft by the Charlotte Hornets. Vernon Carey, Jr. signed a multi-year contract with the Charlotte Hornets on November 30, 2020.

Cody Martin was selected as the #6 pick in the Second Round of the 2019 NBA Draft by the Charlotte Hornets. Cody Martin signed a multi-year contract with the Charlotte Hornets on July 31, 2019.

P.J. Washington was selected as the #12 pick in the First Round of the 2019 NBA Draft by the Charlotte Hornets. P.J. Washington signed a multi-year contract with the Charlotte Hornets on July 3, 2019.

Acquired via Draft Rights Trade

Draft Rights to Miles Bridges, the #12 pick in the First Round of the 2018 NBA Draft, were acquired by the Charlotte Hornets from the Los Angeles Clippers on June 21, 2018. Miles Bridges signed a multi-year contract with the Charlotte Hornets on July 2, 2018.

Draft Rights to Kai Jones, the #19 pick in the First Round of the 2021 NBA Draft, were acquired by the Charlotte Hornets from the New York Knicks on July 30, 2021. Kai Jones signed a multi-year contract with the Charlotte Hornets on August 3, 2021.

Draft Rights to Nick Richards, the #12 pick in the Second Round of the 2020 NBA Draft, were acquired by the Charlotte Hornets from the New Orleans Pelicans on November 19, 2020. Nick Richards signed a multi-year contract with the Charlotte Hornets on November 30, 2020.

Draft Rights to J.T. Thor, the #7 pick in the Second Round of the 2021 NBA Draft, were acquired by the Charlotte Hornets from the Detroit Pistons on August 6, 2021. J.T. Thor signed a multi-year contract with the Charlotte Hornets on August 6, 2021.

Acquired via Trade

Gordon Hayward was acquired in a sign and trade by the Charlotte Hornets from the Boston Celtics on November 29, 2020.

Wesley Iwundu was acquired in a trade by the Charlotte Hornets from the New Orleans Pelicans on August 7, 2021.

Mason Plumlee was acquired in a trade by the Charlotte Hornets from the Detroit Pistons on August 6, 2021.

Terry Rozier was acquired in a sign and trade by the Charlotte Hornets from the Boston Celtics on July 6, 2019. Terry Rozier signed a multi-year extension with the Charlotte Hornets on August 24, 2021.

Acquired via Free Agency

LiAngelo Ball signed a contract as a free agent with the Charlotte Hornets on October 14, 2021.

Jalen McDaniels signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Charlotte Hornets on October 20, 2019.

Kelly Oubre, Jr. signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Charlotte Hornets on August 7, 2021.

Ish Smith signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Charlotte Hornets on August 7, 2021.

2021-2022 Charlotte Hornets Front Office

Staff Member Position Start Season Previous Job
Daniel Sundheim Minority Owner 2019-2020 N/A
Gabe Plotkin Minority Owner 2019-2020 N/A
Michael Jordan Owner, Chairman 2006-2007 President of Basketball Operations (Washington Wizards, 2000 to 2001)
Fred Whitfield Vice Chairman, Alternate Governor 2006-2007 Assistant Legal Counsel (Washington Wizards, 2000 to 2003)
Curtis Polk Alternate Governor 2017-2018 Vice Chairman (Charlotte Hornets, 2011 to 2017)
Travis Ferguson Chief Financial Officer 2018-2019 Senior Manager of Financial Analysis and Budgeting (Charlotte Hornets, 2013 to 2018)
Jacob Gallagher Chief Revenue Officer 2019-2020 Senior Vice President of Ticket Sales and Services (Charlotte Hornets, 2018 to 2019)
Tamara Daniels General Counsel, Senior VP 2020-2021 N/A
Joe Pierce VP 2013-2014 N/A
Anthony Datcher Director of Team Security 2014-2015 N/A
James Borrego Head Coach 2018-2019 Assistant Coach (San Antonio Spurs, 2015 to 2018)
Chad Iske Assistant Coach 2018-2019 Head Coach (2017 to 2018)
Jay Hernandez Assistant Coach, Director of Player Development 2018-2019 Assistant Coach (2016 to 2017)
Jay Triano Assistant Coach 2018-2019 Program Assistant (2017 to 2018)
Dutch Gaitley Assistant Coach 2018-2019 Assistant Coach (2017 to 2018)
Marlon Garnett Assistant Coach 2021-2022 Assistant Coach (Atlanta Hawks, 2018 to 2021)
Nick Friedman Assistant Coach 2021-2022 Player Development Coach (Charlotte Hornets, 2019 to 2021)
Norman Richardson Assistant Coach 2021-2022 Assistant Coach (Fort Wayne Mad Ants, 2017 to 2021)
Mitch Kupchak President of Basketball Operations, General Manager 2017-2018 General Manager (Los Angeles Lakers, 1994 to 2017)
Buzz Peterson Assistant General Manager 2017-2018 Scout (Charlotte Hornets, 2014 to 2017)
Drew Perry Director of Pro Scouting 2018-2019 Director of Advance Scouting (Charlotte Hornets, 2013 to 2018)
Jakub Kudlacek Director of International Scouting 2018-2019 Scout (Charlotte Hornets, 2017 to 2018)
Brian Clouser Director of Basketball Research and Analysis 2014-2015 Basketball Operations Analyst (Charlotte Hornets, 2013 to 2014)
George Rodman Director of Analytics 2018-2019 Basketball Operations Manager (Orlando Magic, 2012 to 2018)
Kathryn Karakus Senior Director of Basketball Operations 2019-2020 Director of Basketball Operations (Charlotte Hornets, 2011 to 2019)
David Duquette Director of Basketball Strategy 2018-2019 Director of Basketball Affairs (Charlotte Hornets, 2014 to 2018)
Garrius Adams Assistant Video Coordinator 2019-2020 Basketball Operations (Los Angeles Lakers, 2018 to 2019)
Daniel Dixon Assistant Video Coordinator 2021-2022 N/A
Klint Carlson Assistant Video Coordinator 2021-2022 N/A
Jordan Surenkamp Head Video Coordinator 2019-2020 Assistant Video Coordinator (Charlotte Hornets, 2018 to 2019)
Jackson Simmons Head Video Coordinator 2021-2022 Assistant Video Coordinator (Charlotte Hornets, 2018 to 2021)
Anthony Gacona Scout 2012-2013 N/A
Gary Sacks Scout 2018-2019 Assistant General Manager (Los Angeles Clippers, 2014 to 2018)
Kevin Grevey Scout 2018-2019 College Scout (Los Angeles Lakers, 2011 to 2018)
Richie Wrase Scout 2018-2019 N/A
Jordan Wilkes Scout 2019-2020 Director of Player Development (Los Angeles Lakers, 2018 to 2019)
Justin Jordan Scout 2019-2020 Assistant Video Coordinator (Charlotte Hornets, 2018 to 2019)
Pete Guelli Chief Operating Officer, Executive VP 2009-2010 N/A
James R. Jordan Chief Operating Officer, Executive VP 2018-2019 Executive Vice President of Operations (Charlotte Hornets, 2013 to 2018)
Donna Julian Executive VP 2020-2021 Senior Vice President of Arena and Event Operations (Charlotte Hornets, 2014 to 2020)
Jason Rivera Equipment Manager 2013-2014 Equipment Manager (Orlando Magic, 2010 to 2013)
Joe Sharpe Director of Sports Performance 2018-2019 Athletic Trainer (2016 to 2017)
Larry Jordan Director of Player Personnel 2013-2014 Director of Special Projects (Charlotte Hornets, 2011 to 2014)
Matt Carroll Player Development Assistant 2018-2019 Community Relations Representative (Charlotte Hornets, 2014 to 2018)
Adam Linens Strength and Conditioning Coach 2018-2019 Strength and Conditioning Coach (Oregon, 2015 to 2018)
Quinton Sawyer Associate Head Athletic Trainer 2018-2019 Athletic Trainer (Michigan State, 2011 to 2016)
Jason Meiring Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach 2014-2015 Strength and Conditioning Coach Intern (Charlotte Hornets, 2012 to 2013)
Lauren McGuigan Director of Sports Science 2019-2020 N/A
Aaron Karkow Assistant Athletic Trainer 2017-2018 Assistant Athletic Trainer (Mount Olive, 2014 to 2016)
Dr. Joe Garcia Team Physician 2012-2013 N/A
Dr. Marcus Cook Team Physician 2013-2014 N/A
Sam Farber Radio Broadcaster 2020-2021 N/A
Patrick Doughty Public Address Announcer 2018-2019 N/A
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