Hornets NBA Pre-Draft Workouts – June 18

In preparation for the 2022 NBA Draft on June 23, the Charlotte Hornets hosted a pre-draft workout on Saturday, June 18 featuring the following players:

  • Keve Aluma (F, Virginia Tech)
  • Aluma (6-9, 235) put up 15.8 points (10th in the ACC) on 53.8% shooting, 6.5 rebounds and 1.9 assists over 36 starts this past season at Virginia Tech. He is a two-time Second-Team All-ACC honoree, a member of the Hokies’ first-ever ACC Tournament Championship team in 2022 and played his first two collegiate seasons at Wofford (2017-19), where he took part in the Terriers’ first-ever NCAA Tournament victory in 2019.
  • Jamaree Bouyea (G, San Francisco)
  • Bouyea (6-2, 180) averaged 17.3 points (first in the West Coast Conference) on 47.0% shooting – 36.7% from 3-point range (72-of-196; fifth in the WCC in 3-pointers made) – 5.0 rebounds, 4.0 assists (seventh in the WCC) and 1.8 steals (second in the WCC) in 34 starts as a graduate student this past season. A two-time First-Team All-WCC selection, Bouyea recently helped lead the Dons to their first NCAA Tournament appearances since 1998 and scored a career-high 36 points in an opening-round loss to Murray State.
  • Yoan Makoundou (F, Cholet Basket/France)
  • Makoundou (6-9, 225) averaged 10.4 points on 54.2% shooting – 36.9% from 3-point range (24-of-65) – 5.3 rebounds and 1.1 blocks in 36 outings (22 starts) in the French LNB Pro A League this past season. A native of France, Makoundou was the 2021 Basketball Champions League Best Young Player and won a bronze medal for France at the 2019 FIBA Under-19 World Cup in Greece.
  • Wendell Moore (G, Duke)
  • A product of Cox Mill High School in Concord, NC, Moore (6-5, 215) tallied averages of 13.4 points on 50.0% - 41.3% from 3-point range (52-of-126) – 5.3 rebounds, 4.4 assists (fourth in the ACC) and 1.4 steals in 39 starts this past season as a junior at Duke. He earned Second-Team All-ACC and ACC All-Defensive Team honors and won the 2022 Julius Erving Award, which is given to the top small forward in Division I Men’s Basketball.
  • Scotty Pippen Jr. (G, Vanderbilt)
  • Pippen (6-1, 170) averaged 20.4 points (first in the SEC) on 41.6% shooting, 3.6 rebounds, 4.5 assists (sixth in the SEC) and 1.9 steals (fourth in the SEC) over 36 starts as a junior this past season at Vanderbilt. A member of the All-SEC First Team each of the last two years, Pippen is the son of Hall-of-Famer and six-time NBA champion Scottie Pippen and also played high school basketball at powerhouse Sierra Canyon School (CA).   
  • Jaden Shackelford (G, Alabama)
  • This junior (6-3, 200) averaged 16.6 points (seventh in the SEC) on 38.5% shooting – 35.1% from 3-point range (101-of-288; second in the SEC in 3-pointers made) – 5.4 rebounds and 1.8 assists in 33 appearances (32 starts) this past season, leading to Second-Team All-SEC honors. Last year, Shackelford helped lead Alabama to the SEC Regular Season Championship, the SEC Tournament Championship and the program’s first Sweet Sixteen appearance since 2004.