Charlotte Hornets Guard Has Knee Surgery

Another tough break for the Charlotte Hornets, who are already missing several key players this season. They've now lost another valuable piece of the rotation, fourth-year swingman Cody Martin, for an extended period due to knee surgery.  

Martin has been day-to-day since opening night with a 'quadriceps' issue, but now will be another six weeks after an arthroscopic procedure on his left knee. 

The 27-year-old lasted all but one minute in the Hornets' season opener before suffering the non-contact injury to what was said to be his quad. 

The Hornets are also without All-Star LaMelo Ball and Gordon Hayward, played several games without Terry Rozier, and of course are still without restricted free agent Miles Bridges after his felony arrest and eventual plea bargain.  

As noted by Hornets reporter James Plowright, the loss of Martin will open up more minutes for guard James Bouknight. That's assuming he doesn't run into more trouble behind the wheel of his car. 

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