Cody Martin (basketball)

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Cody Martin
No. 11 – Charlotte Hornets
PositionSmall forward
LeagueNBA
Personal information
Born (1995-09-28) September 28, 1995 (age 23)
Mocksville, North Carolina
NationalityAmerican
Listed height6 ft 6 in (1.98 m)
Listed weight200 lb (91 kg)
Career information
High schoolOak Hill Academy
(Mouth of Wilson, Virginia)
College
NBA draft2019 / Round: 2 / Pick: 36th overall
Selected by the Charlotte Hornets
Playing career2019–present
Career history
2019–presentCharlotte Hornets
Career highlights and awards
  • Second-team All-Mountain West (2018)
  • Third-team All-Mountain West (2019)
  • Mountain West Defensive Player of the Year (2018)
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.[1] He was drafted by the Charlotte Hornets in the second round of the 2019 NBA draft.

High school career[edit]

Born in Mocksville, North Carolina,[2] 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.[3]

College career[edit]

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.[4] After sitting out a season as a redshirt, Cody Martin was named Mountain West Conference defensive player of the year.[5] 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.[6] 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.[7]

Professional career[edit]

Charlotte Hornets (2019–present)[edit]

Martin was selected 36th overall in the 2019 NBA Draft by the Charlotte Hornets.[8] On July 31, 2019, Martin signed with the Charlotte Hornets.[9]

Career statistics[edit]

Legend
  GP Games played   GS  Games started  MPG  Minutes per game
 FG%  Field goal percentage  3P%  3-point field goal percentage  FT%  Free throw percentage
 RPG  Rebounds per game  APG  Assists per game  SPG  Steals per game
 BPG  Blocks per game  PPG  Points per game  Bold  Career high

College[edit]

Year Team GP GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG
2014–15 NC State 19 3 11.4 .475 .000 .529 2.0 1.2 .5 .3 3.4
2015–16 NC State 33 16 25.9 .467 .429 .597 4.4 2.3 1.2 .4 6.0
2017–18 Nevada 36 34 35.7 .516 .294 .701 6.3 4.7 1.7 1.5 14.0
2018–19 Nevada 34 34 34.4 .505 .358 .763 4.5 4.9 1.4 .7 12.1
Career 122 87 28.9 .501 .325 .689 4.6 3.6 1.3 .8 9.7

References[edit]

  1. ^ "How the Martin twins have fueled Nevada's Sweet 16 run". SB Nation. Retrieved April 4, 2018.
  2. ^ http://hosted.stats.com/nba/playerstats.asp?id=6224
  3. ^ https://nevadawolfpack.com/roster.aspx?rp_id=3677
  4. ^ Giglio, Joe (May 25, 2016). "NC State's Martin twins to transfer to Nevada". The News & Observer. Retrieved March 21, 2018.
  5. ^ "Nevada's Caleb Martin top player, newcomer in Mountain West". Foxsports.com. March 6, 2018. Retrieved March 21, 2018.
  6. ^ 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.
  7. ^ 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.
  8. ^ 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.
  9. ^ 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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