The Hornets have officially signed undrafted rookie Robert Franks to a two-way contract, the team confirmed today in a press release. Franks’ agreement with Charlotte was first reported shortly after the conclusion of last month’s draft.
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A 6’9″ forward out of Washington State, Franks had a strong senior season for the Cougars, averaging 21.6 PPG, 7.2 RPG, and 2.6 APG while shooting 39.9% on three-pointers (7.0 attempts per game).. He earned First Team All-Pac 12 honors.
Charlotte carried J.P. Macura and Joe Chealey on two-way deals last season, but both players saw their contracts expire and became free agents at the end of June. As such, the Hornets will still have a two-way slot open after formally adding Franks.