Cody Martin (basketball)
|No. 11 – Charlotte Hornets|
|Born||September 28, 1995|
Mocksville, North Carolina
|Listed height||6 ft 6 in (1.98 m)|
|Listed weight||200 lb (91 kg)|
|High school||Oak Hill Academy|
(Mouth of Wilson, Virginia)
|NBA draft||2019 / Round: 2 / Pick: 36th overall|
|Selected by the Charlotte Hornets|
|Career highlights and awards|
|Stats at NBA.com|
|Stats at Basketball-Reference.com|
Cody Martin (born September 28, 1995) is an American professional basketball player for the Charlotte Hornets of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He played college basketball for the Nevada Wolf Pack. He is the twin brother of Caleb Martin. He was drafted by the Charlotte Hornets in the second round of the 2019 NBA draft.
High school career
Born in Mocksville, North Carolina, Martin played basketball for prep powerhouse Oak Hill Academy with his twin brother Caleb Martin. Prior to playing at Oak Hill, Cody and his brother played three seasons at Davie County High School in Mocksville, North Carolina. He also played football his Freshman year of high school. The two chose North Carolina State University over Rutgers and Providence.
As a sophomore at NC State, he averaged 6.0 points, 4.4 rebounds, and 2.3 assists per game. Following that season, the Martin twins chose to transfer to Nevada to play for coach Eric Musselman. After sitting out a season as a redshirt, Cody Martin was named Mountain West Conference defensive player of the year. He averaged 14 points, 6.3 rebounds and 4.7 assists per game and led the Wolf Pack to a NCAA Tournament appearance. After the season he and his brother declared for the 2018 NBA draft without hiring an agent, thus preserving their ability to return to college. They were also participants for the NBA Draft Combine that year, but both ultimately decided to stay for their senior seasons in Nevada.
Coming into his senior season, Martin was named to the Preseason MWC Team.
Charlotte Hornets (2019–present)
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- "How the Martin twins have fueled Nevada's Sweet 16 run". SB Nation. Retrieved April 4, 2018.
- Giglio, Joe (May 25, 2016). "NC State's Martin twins to transfer to Nevada". The News & Observer. Retrieved March 21, 2018.
- "Nevada's Caleb Martin top player, newcomer in Mountain West". Foxsports.com. March 6, 2018. Retrieved March 21, 2018.
- Joyce, Ethan (April 4, 2018). "Mocksville's Caleb and Cody Martin declare for NBA Draft, won't hire agents". Winston-Salem Journal. Retrieved April 4, 2018.
- Roberts, Rachel (October 16, 2018). "The Mountain West preseason basketball poll is out. And Boise State is not happy". The Idaho Statesman. Retrieved October 19, 2018.
- Wash, Quinton (June 20, 2019). "Hornets Select PJ Washington With The 12th Pick In The 2019 NBA Draft Charlotte Adds Cody Martin And Jalen McDaniels With The 36th And 52nd Picks In Second Round". NBA.com. Retrieved June 20, 2019.
- Wash, Quinton (July 31, 2019). "Hornets Sign Second-Round Draft Pick Cody Martin and Free Agent Caleb Martin". NBA.com. Retrieved July 31, 2019.
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