March 28, 2023 – Charlotte Hornets President of Basketball Operations and General Manager Mitch Kupchak announced today the team has signed forward Xavier Sneed to a 10-day contract. Per team policy, terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Sneed averaged 12.5 points, 4.7 rebounds and 2.3 assists per game in 31.2 minutes per game across 32 contests (all starts) with the Greensboro Swarm this season. The veteran wing scored a career-high 30 points in a Greensboro Swarm win over the Windy City Bulls on Feb. 5, 2023 and totaled 20 or more points nine times this season. He made his NBA debut last season, appearing in nine games with Memphis and Utah.
He also played 15 games (14 starts) in 2021-22 with the Salt Lake City Stars and the Swarm, averaging 15.1 points, 6.2 rebounds, 2.5 assists and 1.1 steals in 31.6 minutes per game. In 13 games (10 starts) with the Swarm in 2020-21, Sneed posted 8.1 points, 4.0 rebounds, 1.9 assists and 1.9 steals in 23.3 minutes per game.
For his G League career, Sneed has averaged 12.2 points, 4.9 rebounds, 2.3 assists and 1.2 steals in 29.6 minutes per game across 60 contests (56 starts).
He logged 137 games (104 starts) in four seasons (2016-20) at Kansas State University, where he became the first Wildcat ever to record at least 1,000 points, 500 rebounds, 200 assists and 150 steals in a career. He averaged 10.7 points, 4.5 rebounds, 1.5 assists and 1.4 steals in 28.1 minutes per game for his collegiate career.