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Charlotte Hornets | #6 | Forward-Center

Jalen

McDaniels

PPG

7.4

RPG

3.6

APG

1.1

PIE

7.3

6'9" | 205lb | 23 years

Player Bio

PROFESSIONAL CAREER

Appeared in 80 games (25 starts), averaging 7.5 points, 4.0 rebounds, 1.2 assists in 21.2 minutes per game... Drafted 12th overall in the 2018 NBA Draft by the L.A. Clippers... Draft rights traded to Charlotte in exchange for Shai Gilgeous-Alexander and two future first round picks… Scored 15 points to go with eight rebounds, two assists and one block at ORL (10/19)… Added 15 points, five rebounds, two assists and two steals vs. CHI (10/26)… Collected 16 points, eight rebounds, one assist and two blocks vs. NOP (12/2)… Combined for 17 points, three rebounds and two blocks vs. LAL (12/15)… Tallied 20 points, three assists, seven rebounds and three steals vs. BOS (3/23)… Tallied 17 points, three rebounds, five assists and one block at LAL (3/29)… Scored 18 points along with seven rebounds, four assists and three blocks at CLE (4/9).

BEFORE NBA

Drafted 52nd overall in the 2019 NBA Draft by the Charlotte Hornets.

PERSONAL LIFE

Hometown is Federal Way, Washington…Son of Angela Jackson and Will McDaniels…Younger brother, Jaden, plays college basketball at Washhington…Cousin of former NBA player and coach Juwan Howard.