Charlotte Hornets: Draft grades for the last 10 years

By William Clark

NEW YORK – JUNE 25: Gerald Henderson stands in the green room during the 2009 NBA Draft on June 25, 2009 at the WaMu Theatre in New York, New York. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2009 NBAE (Photo by Jesse D. Garrabrant/NBAE via Getty Images)

How have the Charlotte Hornets faired over the past decade in the NBA Draft? We take a look at their picks in the last 10 years.

The Charlotte Hornets have made nine draft selections in the past 10 years. While Kemba Walker is the only one that has turned into an all-star, the Queen City team has picked a number of good role players and a few busts during that time.

Henderson at 12 was a good draft pick for Charlotte. He was at Duke for three years and kept improving himself each season. The Bobcats picked the 6’5” Shooting Guard in the lottery. Over the years Charlotte has been known for drafting busts and passing on players who become solid NBA players. There weren’t any players to go on and become stars after Henderson was picked. He gave the Bobcats/Hornets many productive seasons when he was...



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