Hornets Announce MGM Resorts NBA Summer League 2019 Roster

by Quinton Wash

July 5, 2019 – The Charlotte Hornets announced today the team’s roster for the MGM Resorts NBA Summer League 2019 in Las Vegas beginning this afternoon. The team’s roster was finalized after the Hornets hosted a four-day mini-camp at the Novant Health Training Center earlier this week. Hornets assistant coach Ronald Nored will serve as head coach of the team’s summer league squad. The team’s full roster is listed below.

The Hornets will open their MGM Resorts NBA Summer League 2019 schedule today against the Golden State Warriors at 9 p.m. ET. Charlotte will also play the San Antonio Spurs (Sunday, July 7, at 3:30 p.m.), team China (Monday, July 8, at 11 p.m.) and the Chicago Bulls (Wednesday, July 10, at 5 p.m.). Following the four preliminary games, all 32 teams will be seeded for tournament play, which starts on July 12 and concludes with the Championship Game on July 15.

The ESPN family of networks and NBA TV will televise all games of the MGM Resorts NBA Summer League. Extensive coverage of the Hornets Summer League team will be available on Hornets.com and on all of the Hornets social media platforms. The Hornets game on Sunday vs. San Antonio (3:30 pm ET) will also be broadcast on the Hornets App and WFNZ (610AM/102.5FM), the team’s flagship station.

HORNETS MGM RESORTS NBA SUMMER LEAGUE 2019 ROSTER

No. Player Pos. Ht. Wt. Born Prior to NBA/Home Country Yrs Pro
7 Dwayne Bacon F 6-7 221 8/30/95 Florida State/USA 2
0 Miles Bridges F 6-7 225 3/21/98 Michigan State/USA 1
31 Joe Chealey G 6-3 190 11/1/95 Alabama-College of Charleston/USA 1
22 Torin Dorn G 6-5 205 11/12/95 North Carolina State/USA R
23 Robert Franks F 6-8 230 12/18/96 Washington State/USA R
4 Devonte' Graham G 6-2 185 2/22/95 Kansas/USA 1
24 Isaiah Hicks C 6-9 230 7/24/94 North Carolina/USA 2
18 Arnoldas Kulboka F 6-10 215 1/4/98 Betaland Capo d’Orlando (Italy)/ Lithuania R
55 J.P. Macura G 6-5 205 6/5/95 Xavier/USA 1
10 Caleb Martin G/F 6-7 200 9/28/95 Nevada/USA R
11 Cody Martin G 6-7 205 9/28/95 Nevada/USA R
6 Jalen McDaniels F 6-10 195 1/31/98 San Diego State/USA R
33 Kennedy Meeks C 6-10 270 2/5/95 North Carolina/USA R
43 Josh Perkins G 6-3 190 8/25/95 Gonzaga/USA R
53 Kassius Robertson G 6-3 180 4/20/94 Missouri/Canada R
28 Elijah Thomas C 6-9 245 10/10/96 Clemson/USA R
25 PJ Washington Jr. F 6-8 228 8/23/98 Kentucky/USA R

Head Coach: James Borrego (San Diego)
Summer League Head Coach: Ronald Nored (Butler)
Assistant Coaches: Jay Triano (Simon Fraser), Chad Iske (Kansas), Jay Hernandez (Hofstra), Dutch Gaitley (Temple), Nate Mitchell (Cumberlands)
Summer League Athletic Trainers: Quinton Sawyer (North Carolina), Aaron Karkow (Mount Olive), Tyler Lesher (New Mexico State)
Director of Health Care & Sports Performance: Joe Sharpe (Old Dominion)

HORNETS MGM RESORTS NBA SUMMER LEAGUE 2019 SCHEDULE

July 5 - Golden State Warriors (6 p.m./9 p.m. - Cox Pavilion) NBATV
July 7 - San Antonio Spurs (12:30 p.m./3:30 p.m. - Thomas & Mack) ESPN2
July 8 - China (8 p.m./11 p.m. - Cox Pavilion) ESPNU
July 10 - Chicago Bulls (2 p.m./5 p.m. - Cox Pavilion) NBATV
TBD - TBD (TBD - TBD) TBD

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