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Charlotte Hornets Announce 2020 Training Camp Roster

By Greensboro Swarm Staff /December 1, 2020

Charlotte Hornets General Manager & President of Basketball Operations, Mitch Kupchak, announced today the signings of free agents Keandre Cook, Javin DeLaurier, Xavier Sneed and Khalil Whitney finalizing the team's 2020 training camp roster at 20 players. Per team policy, terms of the contracts were not released.

A native of Baltimore, Maryland, Keandre Cook averaged 13.9 points, 4.4 rebounds, and 1.1 assists in 32.1 minutes per game in his two years at Missouri State. The 6-5 guard was named to the All-Missouri Valley Conference Second Team after the 2019-20 season and earned All-Missouri Valley Conference Third Team honors after his debut season.

DeLaurier, a four-year player at Duke, averaged 3.4 points, 3.8 rebounds, and 0.7 steals in 13.4 minutes per game over his career. The Shipman, Virginia native ranked first in the ACC with 38 games played in the 2019-20 season and landed 11th on the conferences' total blocks (50) and blocks per game (1.3) leaderboard in the 2018-19 season.

Sneed, a four-year player at Kansas State, appeared in 137 contests with the Wildcats including all 32 games of his senior year. In 2019-20, he averaged a team-best 13.2 points, 4.8 rebounds and 1.8 steals per game en route All-Big 12 honorable mention.

The 6-6 Whitney averaged 3.3 points, 1.7 rebounds, and 0.4 assists in 12.8 minutes per game during his year at Kentucky. A native of Chicago, Illinois Whitney was named a McDonald's All-American as a senior and was named co-MVP of the Iverson Classic after scoring a game-high 38 points.

The team's 2020 Training Camp, presented by Novant Health, will begin in early December with more information on media availability to follow. All practices and workouts will take place at the Novant Health Training Facility at Spectrum Center and all media availabilities will be virtual.

The team's training camp roster is listed below:

No.PlayerPos.Ht.Wt.BirthdatePrior to NBA/Home CountryYrs Pro
2LaMelo BallG6-71818/22/01Illawarra/USAR
8Bismack BiyomboC6-92558/28/92Baloncesto Fuenlabrada/DRC9
0Miles BridgesF6-72253/21/98Michigan State/USA2
22Vernon Carey Jr.C6-102702/25/01Duke/USAR
31Keandre CookG6-51875/1/97Missouri State/USAR
30Nate Darling*G6-52008/30/98Deleware/CanadaR
12Javin DeLaurierF6-102374/7/98Duke/USAR
4Devonte’ GrahamG6-21852/22/95Kansas/USA2
20Gordon HaywardF6-72253/23/90Butler/USA10
10Caleb MartinF6-72059/28/95Nevada/USA1
11Cody MartinF6-72059/28/95Nevada/USA1
6Jalen McDanielsF6-102051/31/98San Diego State/USA1
1Malik MonkG6-32002/4/98Kentucky/USA3
14Nick RichardsF6-1124711/29/97Kentucky/JamaicaR
7Grant Riller*G6-31902/8/97Charleston/USAR
3Terry RozierG6-11903/17/94Louisville/USA5
21Xavier SneedF6-522012/21/97Kansas State/USAR
25P.J. WashingtonF6-72368/23/98Kentucky/USA1
5Kahlil WhitneyF6-62101/8/01Kentucky/USAR
40Cody ZellerF/C7-024010/5/92Indiana/USA7
*Denotes two-way contract player