The Charlotte Hornets are looking to improve their roster this offseason, and the draft can heavily contribute to that fact.
The Charlotte Hornets have a plethora of talented upcoming rookies in this year’s class, and there are quite a few young talents.
The Hornets don’t have to add these players to their roster immediately, but G-League affiliate the Greensboro Swarm could be a good development center for some of these undrafted talents. There are some players to monitor for the Swarm to pick up and can develop them to a point where they can contribute to the full Hornets roster.
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The Hornets can pick up some major talent after the draft and can develop these players to the point where they can be skillful NBA players.
The Gamecock alumni Maik Kotsar was incredibly productive his senior season for South Carolina. Kotsar was the foundation behind South Carolina’s defensive and was apart of the miracle Final Four run for the Gamecocks.
Kotsar is currently playing professionally in Germany for the Hamburg Towers and will get plenty of playing time for the Towers. Kotsar averaged 11 points, six rebounds, and shot about nearly 50% per game.
Kotsar made the All-SEC 2nd team in his senior tour and ranked in the top 15(SEC) for offensive and defensive rebounds. Kotsar was the Gamecocks defensive anchor and averaged a steal and block per game.
Kotsar could be a great addition to the Hornets one day as defensively, he is solid, and he is talented at grabbing boards. He will likely go undrafted and should be on the Hornets radar.
Rob Edwards is an extremely talented alum for Arizona State listed at 6′ 4. Edwards donned the crimson and gold as a Sun Devil in Temple, Arizona. Edwards was a transfer from Cleveland State in the Horizon conference.
After transferring, Edwards averaged over 11 points per game, while shooting in the high 30’s from behind the arch for Arizona State. Edwards got three boards and a steal per game for Arizona State. Edwards absolutely dominated in the Horizon conference before moving to the Pac-12.
Edwards was an extremely talented player for the Sun Devils and is unfortunately not predicted to go in either round.
Edwards would be a good addition to the Swarm and could add to a list of talented guards that Charlotte is developing. On the roster, there are quite a few talented guards, and Edwards could be yet another one.