Charlotte Hornets Regular Season Rosters

2022-2023 Charlotte Hornets Regular Season Roster

Jersey Player Pos HT WT YOS Pre-Draft Team Draft Status Nationality Free Agent Info
1 LaMelo Ball G 6-7 180 2 Illawarra (Australia) 2020 Rnd 1 Pick 3 United States TO-2023; RFA-2024
18 LiAngelo Ball SF 6-5 230 0 Vytautas Prienu (Lithuania) 2018 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States RFA-2023
2 James Bouknight G 6-4 190 1 Connecticut 2021 Rnd 1 Pick 11 United States TO-2023; TO-2024; RFA-2025
17 Jalen Crutcher G 6-2 175 0 Dayton 2021 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States RFA-2023
14 Anthony Duruji SG 6-7 209 0 Florida 2022 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States RFA-2023
20 Gordon Hayward GF 6-7 225 12 Butler 2010 Rnd 1 Pick 9 United States UFA-2024
23 Kai Jones PF 6-10 221 1 Texas 2021 Rnd 1 Pick 19 Bahamas TO-2023; TO-2024; RFA-2025
11 Cody Martin F 6-6 205 3 Nevada 2019 Rnd 2 Pick 6 United States UFA-2026
6 Jalen McDaniels PF 6-9 205 3 San Diego State 2019 Rnd 2 Pick 22 United States UFA-2023
7 Bryce McGowens GF 6-6 175 0 Nebraska 2022 Rnd 2 Pick 10 United States RFA-2023
12 Kelly Oubre, Jr. SF 6-6 203 7 Kansas 2015 Rnd 1 Pick 15 United States UFA-2023
24 Mason Plumlee PF 6-11 254 9 Duke 2013 Rnd 1 Pick 22 United States UFA-2023
14 Nick Richards C 7-0 245 2 Kentucky 2020 Rnd 2 Pick 12 Jamaica RFA-2023
3 Terry Rozier G 6-1 190 7 Louisville 2015 Rnd 1 Pick 16 United States UFA-2026
30 Jaylen Sims G 6-6 210 0 UNC Wilmington 2022 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States RFA-2023
8 Dennis Smith PG 6-2 205 5 NC State 2017 Rnd 1 Pick 9 United States UFA-2023
21 J.T. Thor PF 6-9 205 1 Auburn 2021 Rnd 2 Pick 7 United States TO-2024; UFA-2025
25 P.J. Washington PF 6-7 230 3 Kentucky 2019 Rnd 1 Pick 12 United States RFA-2023
55 Isaiah Whaley F 6-9 225 0 Connecticut 2022 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States RFA-2023
5 Mark Williams C 7-1 242 0 Duke 2022 Rnd 1 Pick 15 United States TO-2024; TO-2025; RFA-2026
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2022-2023 Charlotte Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters L. Ball T. Rozier G. Hayward P. Washington M. Plumlee
Rotation D. Smith C. Martin K. Oubre, Jr. J. McDaniels  
Lim PT   J. Bouknight L. Ball J. Thor N. Richards
Lim PT   A. Duruji I. Whaley K. Jones M. Williams
Lim PT   J. Crutcher B. McGowens    
Lim PT   J. Sims      

Charlotte Draft Rights Retained

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

Charlotte Free Agent Rights Retained

Name Pos FA Status Nationality
Miles Bridges SF (R) Bird United States
Arnoldas Kulboka SF (U) Non-Bird Lithuania
Scottie Lewis SF (U) Non-Bird United States
Isaiah Thomas PG (U) Non-Bird United States

Charlotte Hornets Future Free Agent Details

2023 2024 2025 2026
Mason Plumlee (UFA)
Kelly Oubre, Jr. (UFA)
Dennis Smith (UFA)
P.J. Washington (RFA)
Jalen McDaniels (UFA)
LaMelo Ball (TO)
Kai Jones (TO)
James Bouknight (TO)
Bryce McGowens (RFA)
LiAngelo Ball (RFA)
Nick Richards (UFA)
Anthony Duruji (UFA)
Isaiah Whaley (UFA)
Jalen Crutcher (UFA)
Jaylen Sims (RFA)
Gordon Hayward (UFA)
Mark Williams (TO)
LaMelo Ball (RFA)
J.T. Thor (TO)
Kai Jones (TO)
James Bouknight (TO)
Kai Jones (RFA)
James Bouknight (RFA)
Mark Williams (TO)
Terry Rozier (UFA)
Cody Martin (UFA)
Mark Williams (RFA)

Charlotte Hornets Future Draft Pick Summary

Year First Round Second Round
20231-16 Own; 17-30 to SAN (via NYK to ATL); DEN 15-30 (via OKC to NYK)Most 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 31-45; Least favorable of (i) OKC, (ii) WAS and (iii) more favorable of DAL and MIA (via WAS to NOP to OKC; via MIA to DAL to OKC; via BOS to NYK to CHA); UTH (via NYK)
20241-14 Own; 15-30 to SAN (via NYK to ATL) if not already settled; DEN 15-30 (via OKC to NYK) if not already settledMore favorable of CHA and MIN to POR then other to OKC (via CHA to NOP to OKC; via MIN to OKC to DEN to POR); BOS if BOS 46-60 in 2023; NYK
20251-14 Own; 15-30 to SAN (via NYK to ATL) if not already settled; DEN 15-30 (via OKC to NYK) if not already settled31-55 Own; 56-60 to GOS; DEN (via OKC to NYK) if DEN has not conveyed 1st round pick to CHA by 2025
2026OwnTo SAN (via NYK to ATL) if CHA has not conveyed 1st round pick to SAN by 2025; DEN (via OKC to NYK) if DEN has not conveyed 1st round pick to CHA by 2025
2027OwnTo SAN (via NYK to ATL) if CHA has not conveyed 1st round pick to SAN by 2025
2028OwnOwn
2029OwnOwn

Charlotte Hornets Future Traded Pick Details

Incoming Outgoing

2023 first round draft pick from Denver
Denver's 1st round pick to Charlotte protected for selections 1-14 in 2023, 1-14 in 2024 and 1-14 in 2025; if Denver has not conveyed a 1st round pick to Charlotte by 2025, then Denver will instead convey its 2025 2nd round pick and 2026 2nd round pick to Charlotte (via Oklahoma City to New York) [Denver-Milwaukee-New Orleans-Oklahoma City, 11/23/2020; New York-Oklahoma City, 6/23/2022; Charlotte-New York, 6/23/2022]

2023 second round draft pick from Boston
Boston's 2023 2nd round pick to Charlotte protected for selections 46-60 or to Washington protected for selections 31-45; if this pick is not conveyed to Washington, then Charlotte will instead convey Boston's 2024 2nd round pick to Washington (if this pick is not conveyed to Charlotte, then Boston's obligation to Charlotte will be extinguished) (via Charlotte) [Boston-Charlotte, 11/29/2020; Charlotte-Washington, 2/10/2022]

2023 second round draft pick from Oklahoma City, Washington, Dallas or Miami
Oklahoma City will receive the most favorable of (i) its 2023 2nd round pick, (ii) Washington's 2023 2nd round pick and (iii) the more favorable of Dallas' 2023 2nd round pick and Miami's 2023 2nd round pick and Denver will receive the second most favorable and Charlotte will receive the least favorable of the three (via Washington to New Orleans to Oklahoma City; via Miami to Dallas to Oklahoma City; via Boston to New York to Charlotte; via Oklahoma City to Denver) [Dallas-Miami, 7/7/2017; New Orleans-Washington, 2/7/2019; Dallas-Memphis, 7/8/2019; Houston-Memphis, 2/6/2020; Boston-Memphis-Portland, 11/20/2020; Denver-Milwaukee-New Orleans-Oklahoma City, 11/23/2020; Dallas-Detroit-Oklahoma City, 11/27/2020; Brooklyn-Cleveland-Houston-Indiana, 1/16/2021; Boston-Oklahoma City, 6/18/2021; Boston-New York, 8/17/2021; Charlotte-New York, 6/23/2022; Denver-Oklahoma City, 6/23/2022]

2023 second round draft pick from Utah
Utah's 2023 2nd round pick to Charlotte (via New York) [New York-Utah, 11/22/2020; Charlotte-New York, 6/23/2022]

2024 second round draft pick from Boston
Boston's 2024 2nd round pick to Charlotte; Charlotte may convey this pick to Washington (see Charlotte Outgoing) [Boston-Charlotte, 11/29/2020]

2024 second round draft pick from New York
New York's 2024 2nd round pick to Charlotte [Charlotte-New York, 6/23/2022]

2023 first round draft pick to San Antonio
Charlotte's 1st round pick to San Antonio protected for selections 1-16 in 2023, 1-14 in 2024 and 1-14 in 2025; if Charlotte has not conveyed a 1st round pick to San Antonio by 2025, then Charlotte will instead convey its 2026 2nd round pick and 2027 2nd round draft pick to San Antonio (via New York to Atlanta) [Charlotte-New York, 7/30/2021; Atlanta-New York, 1/13/2022; Atlanta-San Antonio, 6/30/2022]

2023 or 2024 second round draft pick to Washington
Boston's 2023 2nd round pick to Charlotte protected for selections 46-60 or to Washington protected for selections 31-45; if this pick is not conveyed to Washington, then Charlotte will instead convey Boston's 2024 2nd round pick to Washington (if this pick is not conveyed to Charlotte, then Boston's obligation to Charlotte will be extinguished) (via Charlotte) [Boston-Charlotte, 11/29/2020; Charlotte-Washington, 2/10/2022]

2023 second round draft pick to Philadelphia, Atlanta 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 Portland or Oklahoma City
Portland will receive the more favorable of Charlotte's 2024 2nd round pick and Minnesota's 2024 2nd round pick and Oklahoma City will receive the less favorable of the two (via Charlotte to New Orleans to Oklahoma City; via Minnesota to Oklahoma City to Denver to Portland) [Charlotte-New Orleans, 11/19/2020; Minnesota-New York-Oklahoma City, 11/20/2020; Denver-Milwaukee-New Orleans-Oklahoma City, 11/23/2020; Denver-Oklahoma City, 6/23/2022; Denver-Portland, 7/6/2022]

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]

2022-2023 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.

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. Cody Martin re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Charlotte Hornets on July 6, 2022.

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.

Mark Williams was selected as the #15 pick in the First Round of the 2022 NBA Draft by the Charlotte Hornets. Mark Williams signed a multi-year contract with the Charlotte Hornets on July 2, 2022.

Acquired via Draft Rights Trade

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.

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 September 26, 2022.

Jalen Crutcher signed a contract as a free agent with the Charlotte Hornets on September 12, 2022.

Anthony Duruji signed a contract as a free agent with the Charlotte Hornets on September 12, 2022.

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.

Jaylen Sims signed a contract as a free agent with the Charlotte Hornets on September 12, 2022.

Dennis Smith signed a contract as a free agent with the Charlotte Hornets on September 23, 2022.

Isaiah Whaley signed a contract as a free agent with the Charlotte Hornets on September 12, 2022.

2022-2023 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
Steve Clifford Head Coach 2022-2023 Coaching Consultant (Brooklyn Nets, 2021 to )
Jay Hernandez Assistant Coach, Director of Player Development 2018-2019 Assistant Coach (2016 to 2017)
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)
Bob Beyer Assistant Coach 2022-2023 Assistant Coach (New Orleans Pelicans, 2020 to 2021)
Bruce Kreutzer Assistant Coach 2022-2023 Assistant Coach (Orlando Magic, 2018 to 2022)
Rex Walters Assistant Coach 2022-2023 Assistant Coach (New Orleans Pelicans, 2020 to 2021)
Tyrone Corbin Assistant Coach 2022-2023 Assistant Coach (Orlando Magic, 2018 to 2022)
Mitch Kupchak President of Basketball Operations, General Manager 2017-2018 General Manager (Los Angeles Lakers, 1994 to 2017)
Buzz Peterson Senior VP of Basketball Operations, Assistant General Manager 2017-2018 Scout (Charlotte Hornets, 2014 to 2017)
David Duquette Assistant General Manager 2021-2022 Team Counsel (Charlotte Hornets, 2018 to )
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)
Larry Jordan VP of Player Personnel 2021-2022 Director of Player Personnel (Charlotte Hornets, 2013 to 2021)
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)
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
Brian O'Connor Assistant Video Coordinator 2022-2023 Video Coordinator (Georgetown, 2018 to 2022)
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)
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