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Podcast: Reviewing all of the Hornets 2020 draft picks

The Hornets knocked this draft out of the park, so it’s a lot of fun to talk about.

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The Charlotte Hornets made four selections in the 2020 NBA Draft on Wednesday night, and by all accounts, they absolutely nailed them. We go through pick by pick and talk about all of them.

  • Our reactions when the Hornets landed LaMelo Ball with the third overall pick
  • What makes LaMelo Ball such a good prospect
  • The parts of Ball’s game that need improvement and if and how we think he’ll improve in those areas
  • Our favorite parts of his game to watch
  • Why we’re not concerned about the off court drama and the perception people have about his attitude
  • How Ball fits with the current Hornets roster, and who has to go to the bench if he earns a starting spot as a rookie
  • The Hornets selected Vernon Carey Jr. with the 32nd pick
  • How Carey’s reported weight loss affects his trajectory
  • What we expect him to be in the NBA
  • The Hornets traded to take Nick Richards with the 42nd overall pick
  • How Richards and Carey complement one another
  • The Hornets may have gotten a steal with Grant Riller at the 56th pick
  • Bogdan Bogdanovic facts