Charlotte Hornets General Manager Rich Cho announced today that the team has assigned rookie Dwayne Bacon to the Greensboro Swarm, the team’s NBA G League affiliate.
Bacon (6-7, 221, Florida State) is in his rookie year with Charlotte after the Hornets acquired his draft rights along with cash considerations from New Orleans in exchange for the draft rights to Frank Jackson during the 2017 NBA Draft. Bacon has appeared in 30 games for the Hornets, including six starts, and holds averages of 3.4 points and 3.0 rebounds in 15.1 minutes per game.
This marks Bacon’s third assignment to the Swarm. In two appearances with Greensboro he is averaging 38.5 points, 8.0 rebounds and 5.5 assists in 39.3 minutes per game.
Next for the Swarm is the 2018 NBA G League Showcase in Mississauga, Ontario, Canada. Greensboro will play two games in the showcase, starting with Agua Caliente Clippers on Wednesday, January 10, at the Mississauga SportZone Complex at 4 p.m. ET. Then on Friday, January 12, at 2:30 p.m., the Swarm take on the Texas Legends at Menominee Nation Arena.