December 28, 2017 – Charlotte Hornets General Manager Rich Cho announced today that the team has assigned rookie Dwayne Bacon to the Greensboro Swarm, the team’s NBA G League affiliate. Bacon (6-7, 221, Florida State) is in his rookie year with Charlotte after the Hornets acquired his draft rights along with cash considerations from New Orleans in exchange for the draft rights to Frank Jackson during the 2017 NBA Draft. Bacon has appeared in 28 games for the Hornets, including six starts, and holds averages of 3.6 points and 3.1 rebounds in 15.9 minutes per game. This marks Bacon’s second assignment to the Swarm. He has not appeared in a game for the Swarm.