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Charlotte Hornets
(26-24, 5th in Central, 7 games back)
DRAFT PICKS: (3, 42)

1999   D R A F T   C H O I C E S
Round Pick Player Pos College
1 3 Baron Davis PG UCLA
2 43 Lee Nailon SF/PF TCU

T E A M   S T R E N G T H S
  • Strong starting five
  • Paul Silas
  • #3 Pick
  • W E A K N E S S E S
  • Rebounding
  • Depth
  • No offensive creator
  • C H A N G E S
  • A healthy Anthony Mason (will he be dealt?)
  • Ownership??
  • Sign Eddie Jones to extension?
  • N E E D S
  • Player to put fans in seats
  • Backcourt help
  • N O T E S:
  • Won 20 of its last 30 after a 6-14 start...also won 14 of its last 18
  • Lucked out in Lottery...getting the third pick overall
  • Came within one game of making the playoffs
  • Derrick Coleman's scoring averaged decreased in each of this season's four months
  • Second-worst offensive rebounding team at 9.6 per game
  • 14 different players started games for the Hornets this season
  • 11-2 in games decided by 4 or less
  • Did not sell out a game this season
  • Are 40-1 at home over the last two seasons in which they lead entering the 4th
  • 9 different players had team scoring-highs for the Hornets this season
  • The only game in which rookie Ricky Davis played at least 40 minutes, he scored 32 points (5/5)
  • F I R S T   R O U N D   P I C K S   I N   T H E   9 0 ' S
    1990 - Kendell Gill, G (5)
    1991 - Larry Johnson, F (1)
    1992 - Alonzo Mourning, C (2)
    1993 - Greg Graham, F (17); Scott Burrell, F (20)
    1994 - None
    1995 - George Zidek, C (22)
    1996 - Kobe Bryant, G (13); Tony Delk, G (16)
    1997 - None
    1998 - Ricky Davis, G (21)
    P L A Y E R S   B Y   P O S I T I O N
    Small Forwards
    Chucky Brown
    Anthony Mason
    Chuck Person
    Power Forwards
    Derrick Coleman
    Elden Campbell
    Brad Miller
    Charles Shackleford
    Point Guards
    David Wesley
    Eldridge Recasner
    Corey Beck
    Shooting Guards
    Eddie Jones
    Bobby Phills
    Ricky Davis
    F R E E   A G E N T S
    Information courtesy of Turner Sports

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