Dwayne Bacon
Dwayne Bacon
23-Year-Old ForwardF
Charlotte Hornets
2018 Fantasy Outlook
Bacon is a 6-foot-7, 22-year-old from Florida State who averaged 26.5 points per game with the Greensboro Swarm last season (Hornets G League affiliate). When given the opportunity, Bacon has the ability to score, illustrated with an 18-point outing against the Spurs last season. He also has good court vision and can feed the ball to seemingly anyone at any given time, while showing off a soft touch inside the arc. He'll likely have a bench spot with the Hornets this season considering Bacon did receive 13.5 minutes with the Hornets over 53 games last year, so the team isn't afraid to use him as long as he keeps developing. Read Past Outlooks
$Signed a three-year, $3.81 million contract with the Hornets in July of 2017.
Shines with 25 points in LVSL debut
FGreensboro Swarm   G League (Hornets)
July 6, 2019
Bacon recorded 25 points (9-20 FG, 3-9 3Pt, 4-4 FT), three rebounds, two assists, a steal and a blocked shot across 29 minutes Friday's 93-85 win over the Warriors in the Las Vegas Summer League.
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With both Kemba Walker and Jeremy Lamb out of Charlotte, Bacon is expected to assume a prominent role in the Hornets backcourt. He'll vie for playing time with Terry Rozier, Devonte' Graham, Malik Monk and Nicolas Batum in what should be an interesting positional battle.
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2017 Fantasy Outlook
The Oak Hill Academy product had quite the career at Florida State, as he averaged 16.5 points, 5.0 rebounds, 1.6 assists and 1.0 steal in his two collegiate seasons. While he slipped to the second-round, Bacon is an excellent scorer, and he'll work to carve out a minor bench role as a rookie. With Nic Batum, Jeremy Lamb and Malik Monk ahead of him, however, Bacon's rookie season will likely be a developmental year, first and foremost.
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Playing in summer league
FGreensboro Swarm   G League (Hornets)
July 5, 2019
Bacon will play in summer league with the Hornets.
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Finishes in double figures
FGreensboro Swarm   G League (Hornets)
April 10, 2019
Bacon totaled 12 points (6-11 FG, 0-1 3Pt), two rebounds, two assists and a steal over 35 minutes Wednesday against Orlando.
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Scores 14 in win
FGreensboro Swarm   G League (Hornets)
April 7, 2019
Bacon finished with 14 points (6-12 FG, 1-3 3Pt, 1-1 FT), one rebound and one assist across 28 minutes in the Hornets' win over the Pistons on Sunday.
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Continues impressive play Friday
FGreensboro Swarm   G League (Hornets)
March 30, 2019
Bacon tallied 21 points (8-14 FG, 3-8 3Pt, 2-2 FT), three rebounds, two assists, and one steal in 38 minutes during Friday's 129-115 loss to the Lakers.
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Career-high 24 points Tuesday
FGreensboro Swarm   G League (Hornets)
March 26, 2019
Bacon registered 24 points (9-16 FG, 4-7 3Pt, 2-4 FT), six rebounds, three steals and one assist across 36 minutes in Tuesday's 125-116 overtime victory against the Spurs.
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