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7 Dwayne Bacon SG

Charlotte Hornets

Fantasy Stats
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Key Stats
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3917.65.72.61.334.8

Player Updates

June 11, 2020 05:28 PM
Hornets' Dwayne Bacon: Says best path is 'somewhere else'
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Bacon says his best option is to "go somewhere else" as a free agent, Rick Bonnell of The Charlotte Observer reports. "Maybe I'm not meant for this [Hornets] organization or maybe they don't want me. I don't know," said Bacon.

Bacon appeared in just 39 games for the Hornets this season, averaging 5.7 points on 6.3 shots, 2.6 rebounds and 1.3 assists in 17.6 minutes. He also appeared in nine G League games, where he averaged 31.8 points on 24.9 shots, 8.6 rebounds and 3.3 assists in 38.6 minutes. There's clearly a massive gap between his G League usage and performance and NBA usage and performance, which could not be bridged. It's unclear how much interest other teams have given how unproven Bacon is across his first three seasons.

March 9, 2020 11:00 AM
Hornets' Dwayne Bacon: Moves up
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Bacon was recalled by the Hornets ahead of Monday's tilt with Atlanta.

Bacon will return to Charlotte after a lengthy stint in the G League. Across 39 appearances this season, the 24-year-old's provided 5.7 points, 2.6 rebounds and 1.3 assists in 17.6 minutes per game.

February 25, 2020 01:44 PM
Hornets' Dwayne Bacon: Leads way in loss
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Bacon amassed 23 points (8-25 FG, 1-7 3Pt, 3-4 FT), six rebounds, two assists and one steal in 37 minutes Monday against Long Island.

It was the first time during his G League tenure this year, that Bacon's failed to score at least 40 points. While it was disappointing, it was likely simply an off day for the 24-year-old. He'll look to bounce back Wednesday against Westchester.

February 24, 2020 04:32 PM
Hornets' Dwayne Bacon: Dominates again
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Bacon totaled 40 points (15-29 FG, 3-11 3Pt, 4-5 FT), 12 rebounds and one assist in 42 minutes during Saturday's loss to the Go-Go.

Bacon's eclipsed 40 points in each of his three G League outings, including a 51-point game in his season debut after being demoted. However, with rare exceptions, we haven't seen anything like that from him at the NBA level yet.

February 22, 2020 03:48 PM
Hornets' Dwayne Bacon: Pops for 44 in G League
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Bacon totaled 44 points (15-25 FG, 2-6 3Pt, 6-7 FT), 11 rebounds and three assists in 40 minutes during Friday's loss to the Go-Go.

The 24-year-old proved himself to be nearly unguardable in his second G League game of the year. Though he's struggled to find minutes at the NBA level of late, Bacon's dominating the Minor's to the tune of 47.5 points, 10.0 rebounds, 3.0 assists and 1.0 steal in 39.8 minutes per game over his two G League games this year.

February 19, 2020 04:08 PM
Hornets' Dwayne Bacon: Assigned to G League
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Bacon was assigned to the G League on Wednesday, Rod Boone of The Athletic reports.

Even as the Hornets dive deep into a rebuild, Bacon's role hasn't been consistent. He's played 17 games in the G League this season, averaging 22.2 points on 20.3 shots, plus 7.0 rebounds, 2.1 assists and 1.1 steals in 32.1 minutes.

February 3, 2020 07:00 PM
Hornets' Dwayne Bacon: Set to start
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Bacon will get the start at small forward for Monday's matchup with the Magic, Rod Boone of The Athletic reports.

Bacon will move into the starting lineup with PJ Washington (ankle) sidelined. He has averaged 9.9 points and 3.3 rebounds across 25.3 minutes in 10 starts this season.

January 28, 2020 07:04 PM
Hornets' Dwayne Bacon: Coming off bench Tuesday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Updating a previous report, Bacon will come off the bench Tuesday against the Knicks.

It was previously noted that Devonte' Graham would sit out Tuesday's game due to an illness, but his status quickly changed and he will remain in the starting five. Bacon will come off the bench per usual.

January 28, 2020 06:48 PM
Hornets' Dwayne Bacon: Starting Tuesday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Bacon will join the starting five for Tuesday's game against the Knicks.

With Devonte' Graham a late scratch due to illness, Bacon will join the starting five. In 10 prior starts this season, he's averaging 9.9 points, 3.3 rebounds and 1.6 assists in 25.2 minutes.

January 13, 2020 04:08 PM
Hornets' Dwayne Bacon: Explosive scoring outing off bench
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Bacon supplied 24 points (10-15 FG, 2-5 3Pt, 2-4 FT), five rebounds, two assists and one steal in 32 minutes Sunday in the Hornets' 100-92 loss to the Suns.

The scoring haul was Bacon's second-best total of the season, with his previous best coming Nov. 2, when he was still a starter for the Hornets. Bacon's putrid 34.2 percent mark from the field through 10 starts eventually resulted in him being benched and eventually dropped from the rotation, but the third-year player seems to be back in coach James Borrego's good graces of late. Over the past seven games, Bacon is averaging 11.1 points, 3.6 rebounds and 1.1 triples while knocking down 54.4 percent of his field-goal attempts.

January 2, 2020 10:00 PM
Hornets' Dwayne Bacon: Scores 15 in 28 minutes
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Bacon totaled 15 points (5-9 FG, 2-3 3Pt, 3-4 FT), four rebounds, two assists and one steal in 28 minutes during Thursday's 109-106 win over the Cavaliers.

Bacon has reached double figures in scoring in consecutive contests after being held to single digits in 16 straight prior, including six scoreless showings during that stretch. With Nicolas Batum being a healthy scratch in each of the last four games, Bacon has been among those to benefit and he'll look to keep it rolling during Saturday's matchup versus the Mavericks.

December 31, 2019 09:16 PM
Hornets' Dwayne Bacon: Double-digit scoring effort
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Bacon had 11 points (4-8 FG, 2-4 3Pt, 1-2 FT), three rebounds, one assist and one steal in 18 minutes during Tuesday's 109-92 loss to Boston.

Bacon scored in double-figures for the first time since early November, ending with 11 points. He has not even been a regular part of the rotation and the 18 minutes were his highest in over a month. He could force his way back into meaningful minutes at some point but until then, he is not worth rostering in most leagues.

December 16, 2019 12:36 AM
Hornets' Dwayne Bacon: Plays just four minutes in blowout
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Bacon failed to record a stat in four minutes during Sunday's 107-85 loss to Indiana.

This really sums up where Bacon is at right now. Even in a game that is out of hand and without numerous players, he is still basically the last player off the bench. He could work back into the rotation at some point but that seems unlikely to happen anytime soon.

November 29, 2019 03:08 AM
Hornets' Dwayne Bacon: Out of rotation Wednesday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Bacon failed to leave the bench during Wednesday's 102-101 victory over Detroit.

Bacon had plenty of time to practice his cheerleading during Wednesday's victory. After a somewhat promising start to the season, Bacon has basically hit rock bottom. Given the inconsistent production of a handful of other players, there is a reason to think Bacon can carve out a meaningful role moving forward. However, until that time comes, he is a non-factor in almost every format.

November 20, 2019 11:52 PM
Hornets' Dwayne Bacon: Plays 14 minutes Wednesday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Bacon had just six points, two steals, one rebound, one assist and one block in 14 minutes during Wednesday's 101-91 loss to Brooklyn.

Bacon saw just 14 minutes of playing time Wednesday as his fall from grace continues. He began the season as a sneaky 12-team option but that has flipped as quickly as it began. The improvement of Malik Monk has seen Bacon relegated to a bench role, negating any value he had. There is a chance he works his way back to meaningful minutes at some point but until then he can be left on the waiver wire in most competitive leagues.

November 16, 2019 06:20 PM
Hornets' Dwayne Bacon: Available Saturday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Bacon (knee) is available for Saturday's game against the Knicks.

Bacon was considered probable with the right knee soreness and will make his return from a two-game absence. The 24-year-old is averaging 9.9 points, 3.3 rebounds and 1.6 assists in 25.3 minutes through 10 games, but Nicolas Batum (finger) is also returning to action and may provide competition for minutes.

November 16, 2019 11:16 AM
Hornets' Dwayne Bacon: Probable for Saturday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Bacon (knee) is listed as probable for Saturday's tilt with the Knicks.

Bacon has a good chance of returning from a two-game stemming from right knee soreness. In 10 appearances this year, the 23-year-old's averaging 9.9 points, 3.3 rebounds and 1.6 assists in 25.3 minutes.

November 15, 2019 05:28 PM
Hornets' Dwayne Bacon: Out Friday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Bacon (knee) has been ruled out Friday against Detroit, Rick Bonnell of The Charlotte Observer reports.

Bacon was listed as probable earlier in the day due to right knee soreness, though he's now been downgraded to out following shootaround. Malik Monk could see extended minutes as a result.

November 15, 2019 11:20 AM
Hornets' Dwayne Bacon: Game-time call Friday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Bacon (knee) will test his injury pregame to determine his availability for Friday's game aginst the Pistons.

Bacon is officially listed as probable, but it appears his status is actually a bit more up in the air for Friday's contest. The 24-year-old started the first 10 games of the season but sat out Wednesday's game, and he'll come off the bench once cleared to play.

November 14, 2019 11:12 PM
Hornets' Dwayne Bacon: Considered probable
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Bacon (knee) is probable for Friday's game against Detroit.

Bacon was unable to practice Thursday due to right knee soreness, though the team is evidently optimistic about his chances of playing. He likely won't be given the green light until he makes it through shootaround, however.

Last 7 Games
DateOpponentResultMinPTSREBASTTOSTLBLK
03/11@ MIAW 109-980000000
03/09@ ATLL 138-1430000000
03/07vs HOUW 108-990000000
03/05vs DENL 112-1140000000
03/03vs SAL 103-1040000000
03/01vs MILL 85-930000000
02/28@ TORW 99-960000000
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Career Shooting Stats
SeasonteamGMINFGFGAFG%FG3FG3AFG3%FTFTAFT%PTSAVG
2019-20CHA396878524434.8196728.4355366.02245.74
2018-19CHA4375912225747.5388743.7344673.93167.35
2017-18CHA537137219237.5114325.6202580.01753.30
Total135215927969340.36819734.58912471.87155.30
More Stats
SeasonteamGMINREBRPGASTAPGSTLSPGBLKBPGTOMPG
2019-20CHA396871002.56521.33230.5920.053717.6
2018-19CHA43759892.07471.09120.2850.121817.7
2017-18CHA537131242.34380.72160.3020.042313.5
Total13521593132.321371.01510.3890.077816.0
 

Player Info

Height/Weight:
6-6/221
Birthdate:
8/30/1995
Age:
25
Hometown:
Lakeland, FL, USA
Team:
Charlotte Hornets
School:
Florida State
NBA Experience:
2