Hornets Waive Four Players
October 23, 2015 – Charlotte Hornets General Manager Rich Cho announced today that the team has waived forward Sam Thompson, center Jason Washburn, guard/forward Damien Wilkins and guard Elliot Williams.
Thompson (6-7, 200, Ohio State) signed with the Hornets on Sept. 15 and played in five preseason games. He averaged 0.8 points in 6.1 minutes per game. Washburn (7-0, 245, Utah) signed with Charlotte on Sept. 15 and appeared in four preseason contests, averaging 1.3 rebounds in 4.6 minutes per game. Wilkins (6-6, 225, Georgia), who signed with the Hornets on Oct. 16, played in three preseason games and posted averages of 5.0 points, 1.7 assists and 1.3 rebounds in 17.1 minutes per game. Williams (6-5, 180, Memphis) averaged 5.5 points and 2.5 rebounds in 13.0 minutes per game in two preseason contests. He signed with Charlotte on July 28.
The team’s roster stands at 15 and is listed below:
|No.||Player||Pos.||Ht.||Wt.||Birthdate||Prior to NBA/Home Country||Yrs Pro|
|5||Nicolas Batum||G/F||6-8||200||12/14/88||Le Mans/France||7|
|30||Troy Daniels||G||6-4||204||07/15/91||Virginia Commonwealth/USA||2|
|19||P.J. Hairston||G||6-6||220||12/24/92||North Carolina/USA||1|
|50||Tyler Hansbrough||F||6-9||250||11/03/85||North Carolina/USA||6|
|25||Al Jefferson||C||6-10||289||01/04/85||Prentiss HS (MS)/USA||11|
|2||Marvin Williams||F||6-9||237||06/19/86||North Carolina/USA||10|
HEAD COACH: Steve Clifford (Maine-Farmington)
ASSOCIATE HEAD COACH: Patrick Ewing (Georgetown)
ASSISTANT COACHES: Stephen Silas (Brown), Pat Delany (Saint Anselm), Bob Weiss (Penn State), Steve Hetzel (Michigan State), Bruce Kreutzer (SUNY-New Paltz)