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Nick Richards totaled eight points (4-5 FG), grabbed one rebound, one assist, one block, and turned the ball over one time in the Hornets’ 123-99 win over the Rockets on Monday.
Richards played off the bench on Monday, logging 16 minutes and scoring eight points, one assist, and one block. He is now averaging 3.7 points and two rebounds per game. Richards will probably see increased minutes with both P.J. Washington and Miles Bridges in the NBA health and safety protocols. However, he isn’t a recommended roster addition at this time.
Nick Richards totaled eight points (3-5 FG, 2-2 FT), grabbed three rebounds, one assist, and turned the ball over once in the Hornets’ 110-106 loss to the 76ers on Wednesday.
Richards moved into the starting lineup with several Hornets’ players in the NBA health and safety protocols. He is now averaging 3.8 points, 2.2 rebounds, and 9.5 minutes per game. Richards can be safely left on waivers in all formats.
Nick Richards totaled seven points (3-4 FG, 1-1 FT), grabbed three rebounds, three blocks, and turned the ball over one time in the Hornets' 140-129 loss to the Celtics on Monday.
Richards played 14 minutes on Monday for the short-handed Hornets team and played well, scoring seven points and blocking three shots. While the blocks are impressive, he is only a fantasy target in deep-leagues while the Hornets deal with injuries.
The New Orleans Pelicans have selected F Nick Richards with the No.42 overall pick in the 2020 NBA Draft.
The Kentucky alum is being traded to the Charlotte Hornets where he'll be additional depth for the aging Charlotte frontcourt. Richards averaged 14.0 points and 7.8 rebounds on 64 % shooting in his junior season.