Gerald Henderson has exercised his player option for the 2015-16 season, the Charlotte Hornets announced.

Henderson's deal is worth $6 million.

Initially selected by Charlotte with the 12th overall pick in the 2009 NBA Draft, Henderson played in a team-high 80 games with 72 starts last season and averaged 12.1 points, 3.4 rebounds and 2.6 assists in 28.9 minutes per game.