Hernangomez had 14 points (7-8 FG, 0-2 FT), four rebounds and one block in 16 minutes off the bench during Monday's 115-112 loss at Portland. Though Bismack Biyombo (nose) was cleared to play in advance of tipoff, coach James Borrego elected to exclude him from the rotation, allowing Hernangomez to step in as the backup to Cody Zeller. Hernangomez turned in a supremely efficient showing on the offensive end, but his defensive limitations have thus far prevented him from holding down a consistent role off the Charlotte bench. It's unclear if this performance changes anything for Hernangomez, as Borrego may have just elected to keep Biyombo on the sideline for precautionary purposes.
Hernangomez had 15 points (6-6 FG, 1-1 3PT, 2-2 FT), six rebounds and one assist in 10 minutes off the bench during Friday's 109-92 loss at Utah. Hernangomez was perfect from the field and delivered his strongest fantasy performance of the season. However, his playing time has been extremely inconsistent and he had logged four straight DNP designations before exploding here. As a result, he won't have much upside unless he can find a regular rotation spot.
Hernangomez had four points (1-1 FG, 2-4 FT) and one rebound in two minutes during Sunday's 117-104 loss to the Grizzlies. Hernangomez appeared in just his fourth game here in December, this after seeing the court only five times in November. As long as he remains buried on the center depth chart behind Bismack Biyombo and Cody Zeller, Hernangomez can be avoided in fantasy.
Hernangomez didn't leave the bench during Friday's 109-106 victory over Detroit. Hernangomez remained a permanent fixture on the bench during Friday's game, continuing what has been a very disappointing season thus far. He is firmly behind both Cody Zeller and Bismack Biyombo and would need an injury to at least one fo them for him to even sniff standard league value.
Hernangomez produced six points (3-6 FG), six rebounds, a steal and a block across 19 minutes in Friday's loss to Minnesota. Hernangomez saw 20 minutes of run after being a healthy scratch from Wednesday's season opener. While it's unclear what role Hernangomez is expected to see this season, he saw three more minutes than Bismack Biyombo, who got the start in Cody Zeller's (personal) absence. If Hernangomez is able to string together a couple of good performances, there's a good chance he could carve out a rotational role on the Hornets, who are seeking to rebuild.
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