With news breaking, the Charlotte Hornets found out that their lottery pick from 2019 had made one of the 2020 All-Rookie teams. As the NBA playoffs finally start to dial down, the Charlotte Hornets now know that one of their rookies made a 2020 All-Rookie team.
Jeremy Brevard-USA TODAY Sports The Hornets rookie gets deserved praise for his strong all around season. Charlotte Hornets rookie forward PJ Washington was named a Second Team All Rookie, as Tweeted on the official NBA Twitter account.
Nell Redmond-USA TODAY Sports If history repeats itself, the Hornets GM will find a capable role player with the team’s early second round pick. Mitch Kupchak was general manager of the Los Angeles Lakers for 17 years before joining the Charlotte Hornets in 2018.
With his season now over, a former Charlotte Hornets veteran is now retiring and ending his NBA career. At the start of the 2019-20 season, Marvin Williams was on the active roster for the Charlotte Hornets.
With the NBA Draft getting even closer, the Charlotte Hornets plan on targeting a special player with their lottery pick. The NBA Draft is set to occur in a month, and the Charlotte Hornets are looking to be ready to select a new franchise player.
Stephen Lew-USA TODAY Sports The Hornets are picking third, which gives them a shot at one of the draft’s best prospects. CBS Sports posted a mock draft last week in which the Charlotte Hornets landed Anthony Edwards with the third pick in the draft.
So, the basketball gods have smiled upon the Charlotte Hornets Franchise and have blessed us with the #3 pick in this year’s NBA draft. It has been a long time since we have been with a pick that was better than 8, and with Mitch Kupchak as the GM, I believe we are in a great position to start making some waves in the NBA.
Though Hornets player attendance at the team’s practice facility has reportedly been strong, pending free agents and players who are not currently in Charlotte or are concerned about COVID-19-related health risks might not participate in upcoming group practices.
The Charlotte Hornets received some good luck during the NBA Draft Lottery earlier in August, acquiring the No. 3 overall pick. For the Hornets, this represented one of their best lottery results in franchise history.
While the other three players all put together strong arguments of their own, Graham, 25, went from averaging 4.7 points and 2.6 assists per game last season to 18.2 points and 7.5 assists per game this season.