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Apologies for bumming outside Buzz City, however, the best thing to say about the Hornets’ future could be that they have not traded any prospective picks.
They are seemingly sent by all possible offseason paths on a summer holiday to nowhere. Break the lender and you’re probably paying the luxury tax to get a lottery group. Allow him to walk, and you’re losing arguably the most popular player in franchise history. Splurge on him and Jeremy Lamb, and you might be footing one of basketball’s biggest payrolls. Lose Lamb and Walker, and no one who averaged even 11 points each game is being returned by also you.
This summer if the Hornets pinch pennies, they ought to finally have some cap space in 2020. This hasn’t been a destination, and also a Walker departure will leave them without an All-Star recruiter.
Cementing Charlotte to the bottom place? Its prospects are Malik Monk and Miles Bridges. The prior is a profession 37.4 percent shot. The latter owns rookie averages of 6.8 points and 3.6 rebounds.
The Hornets might be constructing a house of cards, if these are the building blocks.
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