The Charlotte Hornets are signing guard Ty-Shawn Alexander to a non-guaranteed deal. The move comes just days after the team waived Anthony Duruji and Jaylen Sims.
Charlotte signed two players to Expo 10 contracts: forward Xavier Sneed and guard Jalen Crutcher. In fact, guards Dennis Smith Jr. and LiAngelo Ball have negotiated Exhibit 9 with the team.
A few NBA betting sites are giving the Hornets the 10th-lowest odds to win the 2023 championship. But some sportsbooks won’t rule out an Eastern Conference team making the playoffs.
#Hornet They are signing Ty-Shawn Alexander to an undisclosed deal, according to league sources. The Charlotte native attended Concord High School and Northside Christian Academy before finishing at Oak Hill Academy in Virginia. Appeared in 15 games for Phoenix in 2020-21.
— Rod Boone (@rodboone) October 15, 2022
Guards Theo Maledon and Bryce McGowens occupy the team’s two-way spots. The Exhibit 10 contract can be converted to a two-way contract before the start of the regular season.
Alexander played with the Hornets during the 2022 NBA 2K23 Summer League. He finished with 22 points, 3 rebounds and 3 assists in 30 minutes of action in the Hornets’ 89-86 double overtime win over the Los Angeles Lakers.
In the year In 2020, Alexander left Crito unreconciled. Signed a two-way contract with the Phoenix Suns. In the 2020-21 season, the keeper made 15 appearances off the bench. But he averaged just 0.6 points and 0.7 rebounds per game.
Phoenix released Alexander in August 2021.
Hornets paint free agent guard T-Shaun Alexander to a non-guaranteed contract.
During the 2020-21 season, while with the Cleveland Charge — the Cavaliers’ NBA G League affiliate — the guard averaged 9.3 points, 2.9 boards and 1.9 assists off the bench in 15 games.
In addition to leaving the G League, her ball was played overseas. In September 2021, Alexander signed with Virtus Bologna of the Italian Lega Basket Serie (LBA). In the championship game, he won the Italian Supercup with the team, defeating Olympia Milan 90-84.
As for his NCAA career, in 98 games with Creighton, Alexander averaged 12.7 points, 3.7 rebounds and 2.3 assists. He also shot 41.8% from the floor and 37.2% from downtown.
Will the horns cut it in the coming days? Following his deal, their list is now back to 20.
For the first time in the 2017-18 season, the guard averaged 5.5 points, 2.1 rebounds and 1.8 assists per game in 33 games.
Then, in 34 sophomore starts, Alexander averaged 15.7 points, 4 boards, 2.7 assists and 1.2 steals.
Furthermore, the keeper has shown excellent performances in the senior 2019-20 season. In 31 starts, Alexander averaged 16.9 points, 5 rebounds and 1.3 steals per game.
He shot 43.1% from the field and 39.9% from 3-point range while recording 34.7 MPG.
He was then named to the All-Big East First Team.
This move will benefit Ty-Shawn Alexander if he signs an Exhibit 10 contract. The guard is eligible for a $50,000 bonus if he is waived by the Hornets and spends at least 60 days away from their G League affiliate, the Greensboro Herd.