Rising basketball athlete Dwayne Bacon confirmed Jordan Brand deal on Instagram. Bacon was the first to break the news on Instagram, on July 15. Second round pick Dwayne Bacon is the latest member of the Charlotte Hornets to become a Jordan Brand athlete.. Dwayne Bacon announced on his Instagram that he has signed with Jordan Brand… At Mckeel Academy, Bacon averaged 23 points, 7 rebounds, and 3 steals as a sophomore in 2012-2013. 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. Rapper King Von Dies At 26 In Atlanta Shootout. Young Atlanta Designer Cosigned By LeBron James and Young Thug. [1] Bacon transferred to the Oak Hill Academy for his senior season. [7] On July 6, 2017, he signed with the Hornets. The Charlotte Hornets’ official Twitter account also congratulated Bacon on signing with Jordan. 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. Bacon scored a career high 18 points against the San Antonio Spurs on November 3, 2017 with 7 rebounds, 1 assist and 1 steal. As a freshman at Florida State Bacon received the National Freshman of the week honors from CBS Sports on November 21. In his post, the Florida State product said “Blessing after blessings thanks to the man above I’m excited and happy to officially be a Jordan Brand Athlete! Latest. (Wikipedia) Even though Dwayne isn’t on the same level as those superstars, he now joins the select few (about 25 NBA players) to be under contract with Jordan. 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!”. Swarm and String reports that the move is especially exciting, as most second round players do not receive contracts with shoe companies. We'll never pass along your email address to spammers, scammers, or the like. Build your custom FanSided Daily email newsletter with news and analysis on Charlotte Hornets and all your favorite sports teams, TV shows, and more. He led Mckeel to a 17-8 overall record and to the FHSAA championship tournament regional semifinals in 2013. [2] On September 5, 2014. Dwayne Bacon is officially a Jordan Brand athlete. Powered by Minute Media © 2020 All Rights Reserved. On December 26, 2017, Bacon and Malik Monk got assigned from the Hornets to the Greensboro Swarm. In the post (see above), he said that being part of Jordan Brand has been a “hugeeee” dream of his. View Cart . As a freshman at Florida State Bacon received the National Freshman of the week honors from CBS Sports on November 21. New products, coupons, and exclusive sales available when you sign up for our email newsletter. FAQ 1-800-517-3540. The athlete will be joining Jordan Brand’s roster of notable athletes such as Carmelo Anthony, Blake Griffin, and current MVP, Russell Westbrook. Malik Monk signed with Nike before the draft. Details; List; Thumbs; Text Attributes. Second round pick Dwayne Bacon joins Jordan Brand’s roster of athletes. He did not hire an agent and retained his amateur status and the ability to return to Florida State for the 2016-17 season. Teammates Miles Bridges & Dwayne Bacon Drops New Mixtape. That impactful showing could’ve been the main reason as to why he was signed by Jordan. In the post (see above), he said that being part of Jordan Brand has been a “hugeeee” dream of his. Credit to Dwayne for playing his game and earning a shoe deal before he’s even played his first real NBA game. Rookie Year (253) Rookie Related (253) Serial Numbered (166) Rookie Card (130) Autographed (74) Memorabilia (71) Players. Brands & Sets; Top Sellers & Buyers; Charity Accounts; Port Sales; On Sale. [8]
Bacon’s shooting was also a major setback during that year as he shot 41 percent from the field and a bleak 26 percent from three. Browse Pages. Netflix Increases Their Subscription Rates. permalink; embed; save ; give award; net_403 7 points 8 points 9 points 1 year ago . Auctions. During his sophomore season, Bacon was named a member of the All-ACC second team for his work with Florida State that season. 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. Top. Bacon achieved his first career win over Charleston Southern with 20 points and 10 rebounds. 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.