June 28, 2022 – The Charlotte Hornets announced today that guard James Bouknight underwent successful surgery yesterday to repair a tendon in his fifth digit on his right hand. The surgery was performed by Dr. Brandon Valentine at Novant Health Charlotte Orthopedic Hospital in consultation with Hornets team physician Dr. Marcus Cook. Bouknight will not participate in the 2022 NBA Summer League.
Bouknight made 31 appearances for the Hornets during the 2021-22 season, averaging 4.6 points and 1.7 rebounds in 9.8 minutes per game. He was selected 11th overall in the 2021 NBA Draft by Charlotte.
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