Bacon was the first to break the news on Instagram, on July 15. We'll never pass along your email address to spammers, scammers, or the like. Rising Basketball Star Dwayne Bacon Signs with Jordan Brand, Lauri Markkanen Deemed “The Next Generation” of Nike Basketball, These Anti-LEGO Slippers will Take the Pain of Stepping on LEGO Bricks Away, Straatopedia: A Sneaker Terminology Guide, Twitter Night Mode is Exactly What We Need for Those Late Night Tweets, A guide to the Nike Dunk: Asian sizing tips and styling notes, Clara Hong redesigns her lifestyle as she journeys to zero, Books that will school you on sneaker culture, New Era cap size guide: making sure the crown fits, Must-watch shows on Netflix to fill your days, A guide to Jakarta’s hidden gems: streetwear and sneaker stores, grub, and good vibes. Swarm and String reports that the move is especially exciting, as most second round players do not receive contracts with shoe companies. Notes: Selected to 2015 McDonald’s All-American and Jordan Brand Classic games … Measured in at 6’5" 202 lbs with a 6’8" wingspan at 2013 Nike Elite 100 camp … Looked to have noticeably filled out his frame during the 2015 high school all-star events … Overall: Bacon has the skill and size to make an immediate impact next year at Florida State. That impactful showing could’ve been the main reason as to why he was signed by Jordan.

I'm rarely ever this hyped about our first round picks. CHARLOTTE, NC - JUNE 23: Rich Cho, General Manager of the Charlotte Hornets, introduces Dwayne Bacon and Malik Monk to the media at a press conference in Charlotte, North Carolina on June 23, 2017 at the Spectrum Center. New products, coupons, and exclusive sales available when you sign up for our email newsletter. Latest. Read More: Lauri Markkanen Deemed “The Next Generation” of Nike Basketball. Listings. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2017 NBAE (Photo by Brock Williams-Smith/NBAE via Getty Images). Later, Julyan Stone got assigned from the Hornets to the Swarm. He was a three time ACC rookie of the week (Nov 16, Dec 21 and 28). During his sophomore season, Bacon was named a member of the All-ACC second team for his work with Florida State that season. The Nike Air Griffey Max 1 Retro Is Getting ReIssued For Its 25th An... Tesla’s Full Self-Driving Package Price Raises To $10,000 … Charlotte Hornets news from FanSided Daily, Buzz City Beat: Where Charlotte ranks in the East, Knicks interested in Ramon Sessions, How the Charlotte Hornets’ new players can help them earn a top four seed, Hornets interested in J. Hill, T. Jones and W. Reed, Ranking the last 10 Charlotte Hornets seasons, announced on his Instagram that he has signed with Jordan Brand, Charlotte Hornets: Russell Westbrook is feasible trade target, Charlotte Hornets: Bring Anthony Edwards in at all costs. He led Mckeel to a 17-8 overall record and to the FHSAA championship tournament regional semifinals in 2013. The 2019-20 has officially ended, which means the offseason is underway. Dwayne Bacon Basketball Cards. The swingman impressed the team after a strong summer league performance in Orlando.

Part of the caption reads: “Blessing after blessings thanks to the man above I’m excited and happy to officially be a Jordan Brand Athlete!”. Dwayne Bacon committed to Florida State over offers from Oklahoma State, Georgia Tech, and Auburn. [3] In his senior year at Oak Hill, Dwayne Bacon led Oak Hill to an undefeated regular season with a record of 45-0 and averaged 24.4 points per game, 4.4 rebounds per game, 3.4 assists per game, and 2.2 steals per game. [8] All rights reserved. Sign In; Register; in Shopping Cart. In his junior season of 2013-2014 at IMG Academy Bacon was IMG's leading scorer. The Charlotte Hornets’ official Twitter account also congratulated Bacon on signing with Jordan. ©2013-2020 Straatosphere. Rising basketball athlete Dwayne Bacon confirmed Jordan Brand deal on Instagram. Other notable Jordan Brand athletes include Jimmy Butler, Chris Paul, Blake Griffin, Kawhi Leonard, Russell Westbrook, and Carmelo Anthony. At Mckeel Academy, Bacon averaged 23 points, 7 rebounds, and 3 steals as a sophomore in 2012-2013. Bands, Businesses, Restaurants, Brands and Celebrities can create Pages in order to connect with their fans and customers on Facebook. The Charlotte Hornets selected the 21-year old with the 40th overall pick in the 2017 NBA Draft after completing a draft night trade with the New Orleans Pelicans. Both of the Charlotte Hornets’ draft picks this year signed shoe deals. Signing with Jordan was a hugeeee dream for me and I’m happy that I can be apart of the best with some of the best athletes in the world!!!”. Build your custom FanSided Daily email newsletter with news and analysis on Charlotte Hornets and all your favorite sports teams, TV shows, and more. Browse Pages. Young Atlanta Designer Cosigned By LeBron James and Young Thug. On that same day, Bacon got assigned back to the Charlotte Hornets from the Swarm. Dwayne Bacon announced on his Instagram that he has signed with Jordan Brand. Bacon achieved his first career win over Charleston Southern with 20 points and 10 rebounds. Your privacy is safe with us. [7] On July 6, 2017, he signed with the Hornets. [2] On September 5, 2014. In his first career game Bacon had 23 points, 8 rebounds, 2 steals and 1 assist. Sign Up for Our Newsletter: Sort By. Credit to Dwayne for playing his game and earning a shoe deal before he’s even played his first real NBA game. This draft class was awesome. In the post (see above), he said that being part of Jordan Brand has been a “hugeeee” dream of his. Bacon currently plays for the Charlotte Hornets (owned by Michael Jordan) of the NBA. Second round pick Dwayne Bacon joins Jordan Brand’s roster of athletes. In five summer league games, Bacon averaged 15.4 points per game and 4.2 rebounds per game on 41.8% shooting from the field. permalink; embed; save ; give award; net_403 7 points 8 points 9 points 1 year ago . Charlotte Hornets: 5 best players of all-time taken at No.3 overall, Charlotte Hornets: Pros and Cons of trading the No.3 pick, Charlotte Hornets’ official Twitter account also congratulated, Buzz City Beat: Charlotte Hornets still behind Wizards in Southeast, Sulaimon to France, Michael Carter-Williams, Hornets Reportedly Agree to Terms on Contract, How the Charlotte Hornets' new players can help them earn a top four seed. After his team was eliminated from the 2017 NCAA Tournament, Bacon declared for the 2017 NBA Draft (with a commitment that he'd sign with an agent soon afterward) on March 22, 2017.

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