Dwayne Bacon

#7 SG / Charlotte Hornets / EXP: 2YRS Height: 6-6 Weight: 221 lb Age: 24 College: Florida State

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    Hornets' Dwayne Bacon: Scores 21 points in Monday's win

    Dwayne Bacon finished with 21 points (7-13 FG, 3-5 3Pt, 4-5 FT), five assists, and three rebounds in 27 minutes during Monday's 120-99 win over the Grizzlies.Bacon had almost as many turnovers (four) as dimes. However, he was superb overall, providing efficient scoring while helping relieve Terry Rozier of some of the burden to set others up as a playmaker. Bacon will still have to contend with veteran Nicolas Batum (Achilles), among others, for minutes and touches. Nevertheless, the much younger Bacon seems to be in the process of earning a sizable role heading into the regular season.

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    Hornets' Dwayne Bacon: Leads first unit in scoring

    Dwayne Bacon managed 17 points (4-12 FG, 1-5 3Pt, 8-10 FT), five rebounds and one assist across 26 minutes during the Charlotte Hornets' 100-87 preseason loss to the 76ers on Friday.Bacon wasn't exactly efficient with his shot, but a strong showing from the free-throw line and solid complementary contributions made for a strong fantasy night overall. The third-year wing came on in the latter portion of the 2018-19 campaign and is set to open the season as the starting shooting guard in a new-look backcourt alongside offseason acquistion Terry Rozier.

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    Hornets' Dwayne Bacon: Starting preseason game

    Dwayne Bacon is in the starting lineup for Sunday's preseason game against the Celtics.The Charlotte Hornets will go with Bacon, Terry Rozier, Nic Batum, Miles Bridges and Cody Zeller on Sunday in what could be a preview of their potential regular-season starting five. Coach James Borrego will likely try out more than one lineup during the preseason, but this is an encouraging development for Bacon as it relates to his battle for the starting shooting guard spot.

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    Hornets' Dwayne Bacon: Shines with 25 points in LVSL debut

    Dwayne Bacon recorded 25 points (9-20 FG, 3-9 3Pt, 4-4 FT), three rebounds, two assists, a steal and a blocked shot across 29 minutes Friday's 93-85 win over the Warriors in the Las Vegas Summer League.With both Kemba Walker and Jeremy Lamb out of Charlotte, Bacon is expected to assume a prominent role in the Charlotte Hornets backcourt. He'll vie for playing time with Terry Rozier, Devonte' Graham, Malik Monk and Nicolas Batum in what should be an interesting positional battle.

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    Hornets' Dwayne Bacon: Playing in summer league

    Dwayne Bacon will play in summer league with the Charlotte Hornets.Bacon was the 40th overall pick in the 2017 NBA Draft, and he's started 19 of his 96 appearances for the Hornets since. With Jeremy Lamb and Kemba Walker leaving Charlotte, Bacon could be in line for a bigger role next season.

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    Hornets' Dwayne Bacon: Finishes in double figures

    Dwayne Bacon totaled 12 points (6-11 FG, 0-1 3Pt), two rebounds, two assists and a steal over 35 minutes Wednesday against Orlando.Bacon had an above average performance from a scoring standpoint, although he didn't contribute much elsewhere. He impressed down the stretch, finishing off the season with three straight performances of 12 or more points. This boosted his season scoring average to 7.2 ppg. The 23-year-old's 2018-2019 campaign will come to an end following a loss in the finale to the Magic.

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    Hornets' Dwayne Bacon: Scores 14 in win

    Dwayne Bacon finished with 14 points (6-12 FG, 1-3 3Pt, 1-1 FT), one rebound and one assist across 28 minutes in the Charlotte Hornets' win over the Pistons on Sunday.Although he made minimal contributions outside of scoring, Bacon produced a serviceable stat line with his 14 points. He's made for a value-play in daily formats over the Hornets' last three games, averaging 23.7 points per game.

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    Hornets' Dwayne Bacon: Continues impressive play Friday

    Dwayne Bacon tallied 21 points (8-14 FG, 3-8 3Pt, 2-2 FT), three rebounds, two assists, and one steal in 38 minutes during Friday's 129-115 loss to the Lakers.Bacon was cooking again Friday, totaling 21 points on 8-of-14 shooting. He now has at least 20 points in three straight games, certainly enjoying life without Nicolas Batum on the floor. Batum was a healthy DNP and although it is unclear if this is a shutdown for the veteran, Bacon could be in for a nice finish to the season.

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    Hornets' Dwayne Bacon: Career-high 24 points Tuesday

    Dwayne Bacon registered 24 points (9-16 FG, 4-7 3Pt, 2-4 FT), six rebounds, three steals and one assist across 36 minutes in Tuesday's 125-116 overtime victory against the Spurs.Bacon has now started each of the last four games and has improved on each prior outing, setting a new career-high in scoring Tuesday night after he just had broken that record Sunday. The Charlotte Hornets seem to be willing to invest minutes into Bacon's performance, and alongside Kemba Walker, Bacon should create solid offensive production for the team.

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    Hornets' Dwayne Bacon: Career-high 20 points in win

    Dwayne Bacon contributed 20 points (7-14 FG, 5-8 3Pt, 1-2 FT) and three rebounds in 33 minutes during Sunday's 115-114 win over the Raptors.Bacon finished with career highs in scoring and threes while drawing yet another start. He has earned at least 30 minutes in consecutive contests, and he has reached double figures in scoring in three of the last four. Nicolas Batum (illness) has been sidelined for the past two tilts, but Bacon entered the starting five with Batum being demoted to a reserve role before the last two games.