2017-18 Player Previews
What can the Charlotte Hornets expect from their wounded french forward this season?
Cody Zeller’s absence cratered the Hornets playoff hopes last season. Now he’s in better shape than ever, but will he be able to thrive in a new role?
Walker has answered critics the past two seasons, going from an average to All-Star point guard. But without swingman Nic Batum, he will have to shoulder more responsibility in a critical season for the Hornets.
Bacon will likely have to earn minutes in the rotation, but he’s an intriguing prospect that provides depth at both forward spots.
Malik Monk enters the season with more questions than answers.
How the Charlotte Hornets can get the most out of Frank Kaminsky in his third season.
Stone will be the team’s third point guard. While he is a poor shooter, he has the size and length to defend, and good offensive court awareness.
The Hornets have three players on non-guaranteed contracts right now, and there’s only enough room for one to make the team. Who will it be?