Theo Maledon stays with Hornets on a two-way deal

2023-09-29T23:49:24+00:00 2023-09-30T10:50:32+00:00.

Antonis Stroggylakis

29/Sep/23 23:49

The Charlotte Hornets give Theo Maledon another two-way deal.

By Eurohoops team /

Theo Maledon signed a two-way contract to stay with the Charlotte Hornets, the club announced. The French guard joined the Hornets in 2022-23, averaging 6.7 points, 3.5 assists and 2.8 rebounds over 44 games.

Per Hornets:

 Charlotte Hornets President of Basketball Operations & General Manager Mitch Kupchak announced today the team has re-signed guard Théo Maledon to a two-way contract. Per team policy, terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Maledon appeared in 44 games for the Hornets during the 2022-23 season and averaged 6.7 points, 2.8 rebounds and a career-high-tying 3.5 assists per game. He also set personal bests in field goal percentage (.402) and free-throw percentage (.851), and he dished a career-high 14 assists vs. Toronto (April 2).

Prior to the Hornets, Maledon played two seasons for the Oklahoma City Thunder, accruing averages of 8.8 points, 2.9 rebounds and 2.9 assists per game across 116 contests (56 starts). He was selected by the Philadelphia 76ers in the second round (34th overall) of the 2020 NBA Draft following five professional seasons in France.

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