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The Hornets are bringing in a bevy of second round prospects for a workout on Saturday.

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The Charlotte Hornets are hosting their ninth pre-draft workout of the offseason on Saturday.

The participants:

  • Jordan Bone, Guard, Tennessee
  • Oshae Brissett, Forward, Syracuse
  • Ethan Happ, Forward, Wisconsin
  • Simi Shittu, Forward, Vanderbilt
  • CJ Massinburg. Guard, Buffalo
  • Isaiah Roby, Forward, Nebraska

It’s an interesting cast of characters. There are highly recognizable names from blue chip programs like Bone, Brissett, and Happ. There’s CJ Massinburg, who had a stellar career at Buffalo while leading the Bulls to a couple of NCAA Tournament victories in the last two years. Then there’s Simi Shittu, a five star recruit who elected to go to Vanderbilt where he was wildly unproductive in his lone season on a terrible Commodores team.

Most of these players are draftable in the second round, so there’s reason for intrigue with this group.


Who’s your favorite prospect from this round of workouts?

This poll is closed

  • 22%
    Jordan Bone
    (16 votes)
  • 4%
    Oshae Brissett
    (3 votes)
  • 25%
    Ethan Happ
    (18 votes)
  • 27%
    Simi Shittu
    (20 votes)
  • 9%
    CJ Massinburg
    (7 votes)
  • 11%
    Isaiah Roby
    (8 votes)
72 votes total Vote Now

After this workout, the Hornets will have had 56 players in for pre-draft workouts. Here’s the full list so far.

Hornets Pre-draft Workouts

Date Player Position School
Date Player Position School
May 1, 2019 Nicolas Claxton Forward Georgia
Chris Clemons Guard Campbell
Hassani Gravett Guard South Carolina
Dewan Hernandez Forward Miami (FL)
Ronshad Shabazz Guard Appalachian State
LaGerald Vick Guard Kansas
May 8, 2019 Donta Hall Forward Alabama
Ahmed Hill Guard Virginia Tech
Markis McDuffie Forward Witchita State
Nick Perkins Forward Buffalo
Kerwin Roach Jr. Guard Texas
Kenny Williams Guard UNC
May 9, 2019 Shaqquan Aaron Guard USC
Kyle Alexander Forward Tennesse
Kavell Bigby-Williams Forward LSU
Jarrell Brantley Forward College of Charleston
Caleb Martin Guard Nevada
Tres Tinkle Forward Oregon State
May 20, 2019 Brandon Clarke Forward/Center Gonzaga
Charlie Brown Jr. Guard St. Joseph's
Jon Davis Guard Charlotte
Elijah Thomas Forward Clemson
Milik Yarbrough Guard/Forward Illinois State
Markell Johnson Guard NC State
Frankie Ferrari Guard San Francisco
Garrison Matthews Guard Lipscomb
May 21, 2019 Francis Alonso Guard UNC Greensboro
Jalek Felton Guard BC Nokia (Finland)
Dedric Lawson Forward Kansas
Jessie Govan Center Georgetown
Myles Powell Guard Seton Hall
Marial Shayok Guard Iowa State
May 25, 2019 Reggie Perry Forward Mississippi State
Tookie Brown Guard Georgia Southern
Nathan Knight Forward William & Mary
Josh Reaves Guard Penn State
Ar'Mond Davis Guard Santa Barbara
Quinndary Weatherspoon Forward Mississippi State
May 26, 2019 Shizz Alston Jr. Guard Temple
Raasean Davis Center NC Central
Bruno Fernando Center Maryland
Justin Simon Guard St. John's
Lamar Stevens Forward Penn State
Keyshawn Woods Guard Ohio State
May 31, 2019 Nickeil Alexander-Walker Guard Virginia Tech
Devontae Cacok Forward UNC Wilmington
Tyler Cook Forward Iowa
Jordan Davis Guard Northern Colorado
Nassir Little Forward UNC
Matt Morgan Guard Cornell
June 1, 2019 Jordan Bone Guard Tennesse
Oshae Brissett Forward Syracuse
Ethan Happ Center Wisconsin
Simi Shittu Forward Vanderbilt
CJ Massinburg Guard Buffalo
Isaiah Roby Forward Nebraska
June 4, 2019 Daniel Gafford Center Arkansas
Miye Oni Guard Yale
Ky Bowman Guard Boston College
Amir Coffey Guard Minnesota
Cody Martin Forward Nevada
Chris Silva Forward South Carolina
June 5, 2019 Ty Jerome Guard Virginia
Greg Malinowski Guard Georgetown
Jalen Lecque Guard Brewster Academy (HS)
Trayvon Reed Center Texas Southern
Joshua Obiesie Guard Germany
Christ Koumadje Center Florida State
June 6, 2019 Justin Wright-Foreman Guard Hofstra
Jordan Caroline Forward Nevada
William McDowell-White Guard Brose Bamberg (Germany)
Robert Franks Jr. Forward Washington State
Travis Munnings Forward Louisiana-Monroe
Torin Dorn Guard NC State
June 8, 2019 Keldon Johnson Guard Kentucky
Luke Maye Forward UNC
Josh Perkins Guard Gonzaga
Kevin Porter Jr. Guard USC
Josh Sharma Center Stanford
Lindell Wigginton Guard Iowa State
June 10, 2019 Mfiondu Kabengele Forward Florida State
Ignas Brazdeikis Forward Michigan
Moses Brown Center UCLA
Makai Mason Guard Baylor
DJ Laster Forward Gardner Webb
Marcquise Reed Guard Clemson
Tremont Waters Guard LSU
June 13, 2019 Tacko Fall Center UCF
Aubrey Dawkins Forward UCF
Marques Bolden Center Duke
Jaylen Hoard Forward Wake Forest
Jalen Hudson Guard Florida
Luka Asceric Guard Mega Bemax (Serbia)
June 14, 2019 Louis King Forward Oregon
James Palmer Jr. Guard Nebraska
Trey Phills Guard Yale
Rayjon Tucker Guard Arkansas-Little Rock
Jared Harper Guard Auburn
Amir Hinton Guard Shaw
June 17, 2019 Matt Mooney Guard Texas Tech
Matur Maker Forward Zlatorog Lasko (Slovenia)
Goga Bitadze Center Mega Vizura (Serbia)
Jeremiah Martin Guard Memphis
Brandon Randolph Guard Arizona
Tyus Battle Guard Syracuse
Luguentz Dort Guard Arizona State
Talen Horton-Tucker Guard Iowa State
Nick Mayo Fowrad Eastern Kentucky
Zach Norvell Jr. Guard Gonzaga
Juwan Morgan Forward Indiana
Justin James Guard Wyoming