CHARLOTTE, N.C. (WGHP) — The Charlotte Hornets received the second overall selection in the 2023 NBA Draft during the 2023 NBA Draft Lottery on Tuesday.

The team entered the lottery with the fourth-best odds and moved up for the second time in four years, according to a Hornets news release.

The Hornets hold the second overall selection for the fourth time in franchise history.

Charlotte selected Alonzo Mourning second overall in the 1992 Draft, Emeka Okafor second overall in the 2004 Draft and Michael Kidd-Gilchrist second overall in the 2012 Draft.

The Hornets also hold the 27th selection in the 2023 NBA Draft via the Denver Nuggets.

Charlotte received the pick, in addition to four future second-round picks, from the New York Knicks on the night of the 2022 NBA Draft in exchange for the draft rights to Jalen Duren.

The Hornets also own picks No. 34, 39 and 41 in the upcoming draft, which is set for June 22.