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Miles Bridges
Miles Bridges
Position: F
Born: 03/21/98
Height: 6-7 / 2.01
Weight:230 lbs. / 104.3 kg.
Salary: $3,755,400
Understanding the significance of the time in between his rookie and second season in the league, Bridges is fully aware of the added responsibilities thrust on him with Kemba Walker’s departure. He’s not shying from it, either, and it’s one of the reasons he’s been hitting the weight room and the gym floor so frequently this offseason. “I knew this summer was going to be a big one for me, coming off last year,” Bridges said. “I’m definitely coming in hungrier than I was last year because Kemba isn’t here first of all. And I just want to be a better player for myself, too. I know the young guys are going to have to lead the team a little bit. We still have some veteran leadership in Marvin (Williams), Nic Batum and we just added Terry (Rozier). But we have to step up in a big way. I know that I’ve got to grind.”
“I know how not to force things now and coach, he’s giving me the green light to shoot,” Bridges said. “So anytime I’m open I’m going to shoot the ball because that’s what coach wants me to do and that’s the best shot available in the NBA — a three or a layup. So I’m still learning, but I know when to take the right shots.” Getting the ball to him in positions where he can flourish is now partly the responsibility of Rozier and Bridges has enjoyed interacting with him. Given the talk surrounding his acquisition, Bridges expects a seamless transition of Rozier meshing with the Hornets’ younger cast of returnees.
He would get in Miles Bridges’ face for missing a defensive assignment. He would show Devonte Graham the open teammates he overlooked. He would point out the spots on the floor Malik Monk should have reached faster. Parker didn’t do this to be a know-it-all. He did it because coach James Borrego installed him as the Hornets’ savant-in-residence before training camp began in Chapel Hill last September.