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7 Dwayne Bacon SF

Charlotte Hornets

Fantasy Stats
Own%Start%
1%0%
Key Stats
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Player Updates

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Hornets' Dwayne Bacon: Assigned to G-League
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Bacon was assigned to the G-League's Greensboro Swarm on Monday.

This will be the second time this season that Bacon will head to Greensboro, and his first stint went very well, as he averaged 38.5 points, 8.0 rebounds and 5.5 assists across two games. With the Hornets off until Wednesday, Bacon will be able to see some extended minutes in the G-League, and the former Florida State standout will look to continue his dominance in Greensboro.

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Hornets' Dwayne Bacon: Recalled from G-League
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Bacon was recalled from the G-League on Sunday.

Bacon made his first stint in the G-League over the last week, playing in two games with the Swarm and averaging a whopping 38.5 points, 8.0 rebounds, 5.5 assists and 2.5 steals across 39.5 minutes. That included a franchise record with a 45-point effort in his G-League debut, so Bacon clearly took advantage of the extra playing time. He'll now be brought back up to the Hornets, where he should serve as depth on the wing. However, unless an injury occurs, Bacon will likely have a tough time providing any sort of fantasy value.

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Hornets' Dwayne Bacon: Remaining in bench role Saturday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Bacon will remain in a bench role for Saturday's matchup with the Lakers, Rick Bonnell of the Charlotte Observer reports.

Usual starter Nicolas Batum (elbow) was a game-time call for Saturday's contest and Bacon was going to take his spot in the top unit if he couldn't play. However, Batum went through pregame warmups without any issues and will start as usual, which keeps Bacon in his typical bench role. Considering Bacon has seen double-digit minutes just once over the last four games, he's likely someone to avoid for fantasy purposes Saturday.

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Hornets' Dwayne Bacon: Will start if Batum (elbow) sits
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Bacon will start Saturday's game against the Lakers if Nic Batum (elbow) is ultimately ruled out.

Batum is dealing with some soreness in the elbow that caused him to miss time at the start of the season, and the Hornets will wait until just before game-time to make a final call. Acting head coach Stephen Silas confirmed that if Batum is held out, Bacon will take his place at shooting guard. Whether or not that's ultimately the case, Bacon will likely see increased minutes, as the Hornets have already ruled out Jeremy Lamb with a shin injury.

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Hornets' Dwayne Bacon: Will stick in rotation Wednesday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Hornets head coach Steve Clifford said that Bacon would remain in the team's rotation during Wednesday's game against the Cavaliers, Rick Bonnell of The Charlotte Observer reports.

Bacon picked up his sixth start of the season in place of Michael Kidd-Gilchrist in a Nov. 7 loss to the Knicks, but retreated to a bench role in the Hornets' subsequent contest Friday against the Celtics after Kidd-Gilchrist returned from personal leave. The rookie ended up playing 20 minutes versus Boston and should match up with LeBron James when Kidd-Gilchrist is off the court Wednesday, but Bacon's playing time could fall by the wayside thereafter. With Nicolas Batum (elbow) set to make his season debut Wednesday and likely to rejoin Kidd-Gilchrist in a starting role on the wing, Jeremy Lamb should move to the bench and pick up the bulk of the available minutes behind both Batum and Kidd-Gilchrist for the foreseeable future, leaving fewer opportunities left over for Bacon.

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Last 7 Games
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Career Shooting Stats
SeasonTEAMGMINFGFGAFG%FG3FG3AFG3%FTFTAFT%PTSAVG
2017-18Charlotte354704111535.7103231.2101471.41022.9
TOTAL354704111535.7103231.2101471.41022.9
More Stats
SeasonTEAMGMINREBRAVGAAAVGSTLSAVGBLKBAVGTO
2017-18Charlotte35470902.6210.690.320.116
TOTAL35470902.6210.690.320.116
College Career Shooting Stats
SeasonTEAMGMINFGFGAFG%FG3FG3AFG3%FTFTAFT%PTSAVG
2015-16Florida State3497919744144.73211428.111015471.453615.8
2016-17Florida State35100822148945.25717133.310413875.460317.2
TOTAL69198741893044.98928531.221429273.3113916.5
More College Stats
SeasonTEAMGMINREBRAVGAAAVGSTLSAVGBLKBAVGTO
2015-16Florida State349791514.4501.5331.010.074
2016-17Florida State3510081123.2611.7351.040.171
TOTAL6919872633.81111.6681.050.1145
 

Player Info

Height/Weight:
6-7/221
Birthdate:
8/30/1995
Age:
22
Hometown:
Lakeland, FL, USA
Team:
Charlotte Hornets
School:
Florida State
NBA Experience:
0