The Trending Hornets series evaluates the career trajectories of Charlotte’s players based on two advanced stats - Player Efficiency Rating (PER) and Value Over Replacement Player (VORP) - as provided by Basketball Reference. PER measures per-minute production standardized such as the league average is 15. A PER above 15 means a player contributed above league average.
On August 11, NBA veteran Montrezl Harrell Harrell has played for the Houston Rockets, Los Angeles Clippers, Los Angeles Lakers, Charlotte Hornets and Washington Wizards over his career. Last season, he played for the Wizards and Hornets. The former Louisville star averaged 13.1 points, 6.1 rebounds and 2.0 assists per game.
The Celtics were at that time finally seeming to find a rhythm as the win against the Grizzlies pushed their first win streak since play resumed to four games.