NBA Offseason: Depth Chart Question Marks
NBA Offseason: Depth Chart Question Marks

This article is part of our NBA Offseason series.

The 2018-19 NBA season is still off in the distance, but most teams are done making major moves in free agency and have begun the process of filling out their training camp rosters.

Now that we've had a moment to digest everything, let's take a look at some depth charts around the league that currently leave us with more questions than answers, so we can be prepared come draft day.

All of the Hornets, outside of Kemba Walker
If there's a constant in Charlotte, it's that Kemba Walker, an All-Star in each of the past two years, will see his usual 35 minutes on most nights. But after winning 36 games last season, the Hornets opted to make some changes. Former Spurs' assistant James Borrego replaced Steve Clifford, Dwight Howard was traded away, and Miles Bridges was selected with the 12th overall pick in June's draft.

Still, the Hornets' identity remains clouded, at best. The Eastern Conference is weaker, but there are essentially no playoff expectations for Charlotte, which didn't make any major roster moves outside of dealing Howard. Veterans Marvin Williams (31 years old) and Nicolas Batum (29) were third and fourth on the team, respectively, in minutes last season and will probably be expecting similar roles this time around. If things go south sooner than later, how quickly will Borrego pull the plug, handing bigger roles to guys like Jeremy Lamb, Malik Monk, Miles Bridges, Frank Kaminsky and Willy Hernangomez?

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Alex Barutha
Alex is RotoWire's NBA Assistant Editor. He writes articles about daily fantasy, year-long fantasy and sports betting. You can hear him on the RotoWire NBA Podcast, Sirius XM, DraftKings Live and other platforms. Vince Carter and Alex both first dunked during their respective sophomore years of high school.
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