Spalding was waived by the Hornets on Sunday. Spalding, who is recovering from a knee injury, was waived by Charlotte after he had signed a two-way deal with the team in January. The forward appeared in 16 games for the Greensboro Swarm during the 2019-20 NBA G League season, averaging 12.0 points, 8.7 rebounds and 1.0 blocks per game.
Spalding underwent successful left knee surgery Friday. A timeline for his return has not been established. There isn't much information on Spalding's injury and subsequent surgery. It's unclear if he'll be ready for next season's training camp.
Spalding contributed 14 points (6-9 FG, 2-3 3Pt), 12 rebounds, three assists, one steal and a block in 25 minutes during Sunday's win over Long Island. Spalding played a pivotal role off the bench in Greensboro's ninth win over the season. The 23-year-old has helped shore up the Swarm's frontcourt since joining the team 16 games ago. In that period, Spalding's posting 12.0 points, 8.5 rebounds, 2.6 assists, 1.4 steals and 1.0 block in 24.7 minutes per contest.
Spalding accounted for 25 points (11-23 FG, 1-6 3Pt, 1-3 FT), 16 rebounds, four assists, three steals and a block in 33 minutes during Thursday's loss to Wisconsin. Though his shooting from long range left owners a bit frustrated, there's little to quibble about with Spalding's overall performance. The 22-year-old was impressive in nearly every facet of the game and emerged as a team leader alongside Kobi Simmons. Across nine games with the Swarm, Spalding is averaging 12.4 points, 8.2 rebounds, 2.4 assists, 1.9 steals and 1.2 blocks in 23.1 minutes per contest.
Spalding contributed 17 points (8-15 FG, 0-2 3Pt, 1-2 FT), nine rebounds, five assists, three blocks and two assists in 27 minutes during Saturday's game against the Swarm. Although Spalding was able to contribute across multiple categories, his efforts ultimately led to a minus-17 net rating when he was on the court. The Louisville product's found himself in a solid G League role since signing with the Hornets, though he's yet to crack the NBA rotation. In four games with Greensboro, Spalding's averaging 11.8 points, 7.3 rebounds, 2.8 assists, 1.5 steals and 1.3 blocks in 21.1 minutes.
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