Team: Charlotte Hornets

Position: Guard         

Height/Weight: 6’7″, 221 lbs.

Date of Birth: August 30, 1995

Place of Birth: Lakeland, Florida

High School: McKeel Academy

College: Florida State University

Drafted: 2017- 2nd Round, 40th Overall by Charlotte Hornets


Dwayne Bacon is a basketball player with the Charlotte Hornets.


Born in Lakeland, Florida, Bacon graduated from basketball powerhouse Oak Hill Academy, where he earned 2015 Parade All-American honors and was named a McDonald’s All-American. Bacon committed to play collegiately at Florida State in September of 2014.


During his freshman campaign, Bacon led the Seminoles in scoring (15.8 points per game) and rebounding (5.8 rebounds per game), becoming the first freshman in Florida State history to lead the team in both categories during the same season. At season’s end, Bacon was named to the 2016 All-ACC Freshman Team. Bacon again led the team in scoring with 17.2 points per game his sophomore season, carrying the Seminoles to 26 wins and a #3 seed in the 2017 NCAA Tournament. Following his sophomore season, Bacon declared for the 2017 NBA Draft.


Dwayne Bacon was drafted in the 2nd round of the 2017 NBA Draft.


Off the court, Bacon is dedicated to giving back to his community – he has spent time volunteering with the Special Olympics and the Boys and Girls Club of America.


In April of 2017, Bacon signed with Roc Nation Sports ahead of the 2017 NBA Draft.

Career Highlights:

  •   All-ACC Second Team (2017)
  •   Naismith Award Watch List (2017)
  •   Wooden Award Watch List (2017)
  •   All-ACC Freshman Team (2016)

Check out Dwayne Bacon’s “Do Not Disturb” TIDAL playlist here.

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Check out Roc Nation Sports NBA highlights below:

Willie Cauley-Stein recorded his first double-double of the season, putting up 21 points and 10 rebounds

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Rudy Gay put up 14 points, 5 rebounds, 2 assists

Henry Ellenson scored 13 points, 4 rebounds

Caris Levert put up 12 points, 2 rebounds, 4 assists

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Justise Winslow put up 10 points, 4 rebounds, 2 assists

Dwayne Bacon scored 8 points, 2 rebounds and 2 assists in his NBA debut game