Posted Oct 26 2009 5:28PM
NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- The New Orleans Hornets have picked up swingman Julian Wright's option for the 2010-11 season.
Wright, who is 6 feet 8, 225 pounds, is a former first-round draft choice entering his third NBA season and is expected to be in the starting lineup when the Hornets open the regular season at San Antonio on Wednesday night.
Picked 13th overall in 2007, the Kansas standout averaged 4.4 points and 2.8 rebounds in 14.3 minutes last season in 58 games, including 19 starts.
|GAME RECAP: Nuggets 119, Suns 91|
Nikola Jokic records a triple-double while going a perfect 11-11 from the field (35 points, 12 rebounds, 11 assists) as the Denver Nuggets cruise past the Phoenix Suns, 119-91.
|James Harden with a 2-pointer vs. Los Angeles Lakers in the fourth quarter|
|Eric Gordon with a 2-pointer vs. Los Angeles Lakers in the fourth quarter|
|A big slam by Kyle Kuzma in the fourth quarter|
|Will Barton Injured|
Will Barton is injured in the third quarter.