There is a good chance that if you’ve found this page then you’re playing the Immaculate Grid.
That also means that today’s grid has asked for players that have played for both the Charlotte Hornets and Detroit Pistons.
And, it also means that you’re probably stuck on this particular box and you’re looking for a little help. Sound about right so far?
Well, good news, you’re in the right place.
I’ve done some research and have found players who played for both the Hornets and the Pistons.
Following an impressive sophomore year at the University of Texas, where he averaged 19.2 points and 5.8 assists, DJ Augustin was drafted 9th overall by the Charlotte Bobcats in the 2008 NBA Draft.
Over his NBA career, Augustin has displayed strong playmaking and shooting skills, particularly his three-point shooting. For example, during the 2013-2014 season with the Chicago Bulls, he averaged 14.9 points per game and shot an impressive 41.1% from the three-point line.
A journeyman in the league, Augustin has played for multiple teams (11 in total), consistently contributing off the bench. He’s had several seasons where he averaged double-digit points and solid assists numbers, like in the 2010-2011 season where he averaged 14.4 points and 6.1 assists per game with the Bobcats.
Augustin Key Stats
- 5+ Assists/Game Season (Bobcats, Magic)
Christian Wood is a player known for his rebounding and scoring ability. He went undrafted in the 2015 NBA Draft after playing college basketball at UNLV.
Wood has bounced around several NBA teams (7 in total) and G League affiliates in his career, including stints with the 76ers, Hornets, and Bucks. He finally found a more permanent role with the Detroit Pistons in the 2019-2020 season, where his performances began to turn heads around the league.
In the 2020 offseason, Wood signed with the Houston Rockets. He immediately became one of the team’s top performers, showcasing his offensive skills and rebounding prowess.
Wood Key Stats
- 20+ Points/Game Season (Rockets)
- 10+ Rebounds/Game Season (Rockets)
Mason Plumlee has made a consistent impact in the NBA as a center with a combination of athleticism and basketball IQ. After a successful collegiate career at Duke University, where he played a key role in their 2010 NCAA Championship win, he was selected 22nd overall by the Brooklyn Nets in the 2013 NBA Draft.
During his rookie season with the Nets, Plumlee was named to the NBA All-Rookie First Team, showcasing his potential early on. He later played for the Portland Trail Blazers, Denver Nuggets, Detroit Pistons, Charlotte Hornets and, most recently, the LA Clippers.
Throughout his NBA journey, Plumlee has been recognized for his rebounding, shot-blocking, and efficient scoring around the basket, as well as his ability to facilitate plays for his teammates.
Ish Smith was drafted as the 17th pick in the second round of the 2010 NBA Development League Draft by the Rio Grande Valley Vipers. Though he went undrafted in the 2010 NBA Draft, he made his NBA debut later that year with the Houston Rockets.
Primarily known as a journeyman point guard and a valuable role player, Smith’s quickness and ability to distribute the ball have been his standout attributes.
Over his NBA career, Smith has played for an incredible 13 different teams, including the Grizzlies, Warriors, Magic, 76ers, Pistons, Wizards, Hornets and Pistons (and that’s barely over half!).
Smith Key Stats
- 5+ Assists/Game Season (76ers, Pelicans, Pistons, Wizards)
Primoz Brezec was selected 27th overall by the Pacers in the 2000 NBA Draft. He played in Indiana for a few seasons but found more significant playing time and a starting role after joining the Charlotte Bobcats in 2004. In Charlotte, Brezec showcased his ability to be a consistent contributor in the paint, both as a scorer and a rebounder.
Following his time in Charlotte, Brezec had stints with several other NBA teams, including the Pistons, Raptors, and 76ers. Outside of the NBA, Brezec also played for various European clubs.
In addition to his NBA and club achievements, Primoz Brezec had a notable international career representing Slovenia. He participated in several European Championships and was an essential part of the national team, bringing experience and leadership to the squad.