Former UConn guard James Bouknight drafted to the Charlotte Hornets

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Connecticut’s James Bouknight during UConn’s men’s and women’s basketball teams annual First Night celebration in Storrs, Conn, Conn., Friday, Oct. 18, 2019, in Storrs, Conn. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill)

(WTNH) — Former UConn guard James Bouknight was drafted to the Charlotte Hornets Thursday night.

Charlotte chose Bouknight as No. 11 overall in the 2021 NBA Draft.

“This moment is legendary… I’m honestly blessed,” Bouknight said after being drafted.

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