The Charlotte Hornets worked out draft prospects at Spectum Center practice court Sunday morning. Multiple players that could be chosen with their #11 draft position attended, including 2017 NBA Draft Eligible players Bam Adebayo (in center, Kentucky),Troy Caupain (at left, Cincinnati),Justin Jackson (right, North Carolina),Tim Kempton (second from left, Lehigh), Luke Kennard (3rd from left, Duke), and Rodney Purvis (to left of Adebayo, Connecticut)
Terrance Ferguson, former Adelaide 36ers guard, speaks about his path to pro basketball, and Donovan Mitchell, former Louisville guard, talks about the excitement of getting his name called during the draft.
Gonzaga's Przemek Karnowski and Davidson's Jack Gibbs were among six players participating in pre-draft workouts on Wednesday morning at Time Warner Cable Arena. Players participating were Kadeem Allen (Arizona); Austin Arians (Wake Forest); V.J. Beachem (Notre Dame); Jack Gibbs (Davidson); Przemek Karnowkski (Gonzaga); and Mangok Mathiang (Louisville).
Hornets forward/center Frank Kaminsky visited Steele Creek Elementary Wednesday as the Charlotte Hornets and Lowe's unveiled a refurbished teachers' lounge at Steele Creek Elementary school Wednesday afternoon. The project is the first under the Mission Critical program, in which the two organizations are teaming to address safety and physiological needs at four Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools.