Cody Martin Celebrity Life
Cody Martin was born on 28th September 1995 and grew up in Mocksville, North Carolina. He is currently signed with the Charlotte Hornets in the NBA and Greensboro Swarm, their affiliate in the NBA G League. He has a twin brother named Caleb Martin, who also plays for the Charlotte Hornets in the MBA.
High School Career
Martin as a young child displayed a very high ability for basketball. He claims that he loved playing the sport, but had not thought of pursuing basketball as a career much later in high school.
Martin initially attended the Davie County High School, where he played basketball for the school team. He later shifted to Oak Hill Academy for his senior year, which has a reputation for nurturing the best basketball talents in the country.
While at high school, Martin agreed to attend North Carolina State University, to play under Coach Mark Gottfried. In his sophomore year at college, martin averaged at 60 points with an average of 2.3 assists and 4.4 rebounds per game. After finishing his sophomore year at college, Martin transferred to Nevada to play under coach Eric Musselman.
However, since he chose to transfer after sophomore year, he could not play the 2016-17 reason, according to NCAA transfer, and had to be redshirted for the entire season. However, he fared vastly better in the 2017-18 season, with an average of 14 points, 4.7 assists and 6.3 rebounds per game.
Before the start of the season in his senior year, Martin was named to the preseasons Mountain West Conference Team. Martin’s stats improved greatly in his senior year at college. He averaged at 17.2 points with 2.6 assists and 6.4 rebounds per game. After completion of his senior year at Nevada Martin signed up for the NBA 2019 draft.
Martin was selected in the second round of the NBA draft, as the 36th overall pick by the Charlotte Hornets. His NBA debut came on October 25th, 2019, against Minnesota Timberwolves. He scored 4 points with one assist and four rebounds, and a steal albeit him his team lose with a score of 99 – 121.
Martin’s contract with the Hornets was converted into a two-way contract on November 29, 2019. This will allow him to move between the Hornets as well as their NBA G League affiliates, The Greensboro Swamps.
Martin hasn’t yet been able to show his caliber in the NBA, with the Hornets. He has appeared in a total of 17 games for them, averaging 2.8 points, 2.1 rebounds, and 1.1 assists in 11.3 minutes per game in his debut venture.
In the NBA G League, he has fared a lot better with the swamps. Even though he has played only, 5 games with Swamps, he averages 18.4 points with 8.2 rebounds and 4.6 assists in 35.5 minutes per game. He has had a total of five assignments in the NBA G League for the 2019 – 20 season.
As Martin’s performance in the NBA G league improves, he will be called up to play for the Hornets more often, and he will have a lesser number of assignments with the NBA G League. However, Martin needs to showcase his abilities in the NBA in order to win favor with the Hornets and their fans.
The 2019-20 season is only his debut season, and he has a long prolific career ahead of him.
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