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Hornets Sign Nathan Mensah To Two-Way Contract

December 14, 2023 – Charlotte Hornets President of Basketball Operations and General Manager Mitch Kupchak announced today the team has signed center Nathan Mensah to a two-way contract. Per team policy, terms of the deal are not disclosed.

Mensah (6-10, 230) has appeared in 14 games (14 starts) for the Greensboro Swarm this season, averaging 10.3 points, 8.6 rebounds, 1.1 assists and 2.1 blocks in 29.3 minutes per game. He suited up for the Hornets in both the California Classic and NBA 2K24 summer leagues earlier this year.

In five seasons at San Diego State (2018-23), Mensah led the Mountain West Conference in blocks and was named the conference’s Defensive Player of the Year in back-to-back seasons (2021-22 and 22-23). In his final year, Mensah earned All-MWC Third Team honors and helped the Aztecs reach the national championship game.