Charlotte Hornets

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Apologies for bumming out Buzz City, however, the thing to say about the Hornets’ future could be that they haven’t traded any prospective first-round picks away.
They are seemingly sent by all offseason paths that are conceivable . Break the bank and you’re probably paying the luxury tax for a lottery team. Let him walk, and you’re losing arguably the hottest player in franchise history. Splurge on him and Jeremy Lamb, and you might be footing among the most important payrolls of basketball. Lose both Lamb and Walker, and no one who averaged 11 points each game is being returned by also you.
If the Hornets pinch pennies they ought to have some cap space in 2020. This hasn’t been a free-agent destination, and a Walker passing would leave them without an All-Star recruiter.
Cementing Charlotte to the spot? Its exciting prospects are Miles Bridges and Malik Monk. The prior is a career 37.4 percent shot. The latter possesses rookie averages of 6.8 points and 3.6 rebounds.
The Hornets might be building a house of cards if those are the building blocks.

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