Hornets Recall Caleb Martin & Jalen McDaniels From Greensboro Swarm

by Quinton Wash

December 15, 2019 – Charlotte Hornets President of Basketball Operations and General Manager Mitch Kupchak announced today that the team has recalled forward Caleb Martin and forward Jalen McDaniels from the Greensboro Swarm, the team’s NBA G League affiliate.

Caleb Martin returns to the Hornets where he has appeared in four games and averaged 1.8 points, 1.3 rebounds and 0.8 assists in 7.0 minutes per game in his rookie campaign. Martin has appeared in 11 games for the Swarm averaging 17.6 points, 5.2 rebounds, 3.8 assists and 1.3 steals in 33.8 minutes per game. Martin went undrafted in the 2019 NBA Draft and was signed by the Hornets on Oct. 19.

Jalen McDaniels has appeared in 13 games with the Swarm averaging 16.8 points, 7.4 rebounds, 2.4 assists, 1.2 blocks and 2.5 steals in 31.2 minutes per game. The San Diego State product returns to the Hornets where has appeared in one game totaling two points and a rebound in three minutes of play. McDaniels was drafted with the 52nd overall selection of the 2019 NBA Draft by the Charlotte Hornets.

This concludes Martin’ fifth and McDaniels’ fourth G League assignment in the 2019-20 season. The rookie forwards will rejoin the Hornets in Indianapolis prior to the team’s game against the Indiana Pacers tonight at Banker’s Life Field House.


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