Former Greensboro Swarm guard Terry Henderson is set to join Scaligera Verona in Italy after playing in summer league with the Charlotte Hornets.
According to Sportando.basketball, Terry Henderson has signed a deal with Scaligera Verona. The club currently plays in Serie A2 which is the second division in Italy. The former Charlotte Hornets‘ guard will now head overseas after one season in the G-League with the Greensboro Swarm.
After four years in college, Henderson went undrafted in the 2017 NBA Draft. Charlotte brought him in for training camp. He played in a few preseason games before being waived prior to the start of the regular season.
Since Terry was on the Hornets’ training camp roster, they were able to sign him as an affiliate player after he was cut. He played the entirety of the 2017-18 campaign with Charlotte’s G-League affiliate. The 24-year old impressed in his lone season with the Greensboro Swarm as he was one of their best players.
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During his lone season with the Swarm, Henderson averaged 11.3 points per game, 3.8 rebounds, 2.0 assists, and 1.0 steals. He also managed to shoot 40.6% from the field, 38.5% from three, and 78.9% from the free throw line. Terry appeared in 42 games and made 22 starts while playing 27.5 minutes per game.
The 6’4 shooting guard played in limited minutes with the Charlotte Hornets during the Las Vegas Summer League this year.
As for Scaligera Verona, they are a storied club with a lot of history. In the past, they’ve won the Korać Cup, the Italian Cup, the Italian SuperCup, and the Serie A2 Cup. They were founded in 1951 but after going bankrupt in 2002 but reformed in 2007.
Former NBA players Spud Webb, Corey Crowder, Leo Rautins, James Bailey, Bill Garnett, Sylvester Gray, Mike Iuzzolino, Tim Kempton, Scott Meents, and Trevor Wilson have played for Scaligera Verona. Even Jay Bilas and former Charlotte Hornet Randolph Keys have appeared in games for the Italian club.
Although he never really got a shot with the Charlotte Hornets, he was an important player for the Greensboro Swarm during his short time with the organization. Hopefully, Terry Henderson can have a lot of success overseas and achieve big things with his new team.