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AP source: Hornets sign PG Brian Roberts to 1-year deal

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) A person with knowledge of the situation tells The Associated Press that the Charlotte Hornets have agreed to terms on a one-year contact with point guard Brian Roberts. Roberts agreed to a deal worth the league veteran minimum of $1.05 million. The person spoke on condition of anonymity Wednesday because the deal cannot be signed until Thursday. Roberts...
Via Associated Press
July 06, 2016  |  Discuss

Trail Blazers make a flurry of moves at the trade deadline

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) The Portland Trail Blazers were active at the NBA trade deadline Thursday, acquiring guard Brian Roberts and a future second-round pick from Miami, as well as a future first-round pick and forward Anderson Varejao in a deal with Cleveland. The Blazers also waived guard Tim Frazier. Portland obtained Roberts for cash considerations. The 30-year-old was traded...
Via Associated Press
February 18, 2016  |  Discuss

Roberts not worried about filling Walker's shoes

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- When Brian Roberts was signed as a free agent by the Charlotte Hornets last summer, practically nobody noticed. Those that did all asked the same question, "Who's that?" Well, midway through the NBA season, nary a Hornets fan or media type is asking that question any longer as Roberts, who's in his third season in the league, has done well for himself as a backup...
Via Fox Sports Carolinas
January 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Hornets only score 76 points, still beat 'Melo-less Knicks

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Brian Roberts scored 17 points, and the Charlotte Hornets beat the New York Knicks 76-71 Saturday night for their ninth victory in the last 11 games. Roberts, who started in place of the injured Kemba Walker, was 5 of 9 from the field and made all six free throws as the Hornets snapped the Knicks' three-game win streak. The Knicks played without Carmelo Anthony...
Via Associated Press
January 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Hornets add former Flyer PG Roberts

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) -- The Hornets announced they've signed free agent point guard Brian Roberts. Roberts, a former Dayton star who spent the last two seasons with the Pelicans, is expected to backup Kemba Walker in Charlotte this season. Hornets general manager Rich Cho said in a release Wednesay, "Brian is a quality point guard who we believe will play a key role for us. We look...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
July 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Charlotte Hornets solidify backcourt in free agency

The Charlotte Hornets finished a stellar 2013-2014 campaign by making the playoffs for the first time since the 2009-2010 season.  However, the Miami Heat exposed some of the Hornets’ more glaring weaknesses in a 1st round, four-game sweep.  The sub-par Eastern Conference masked the fact that the Hornets were devoid of quality role players to direct a second team during stretches...
Via isportsweb.com
July 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Hornets limited to quiet moves in free agency

After losing out on their top two priorities -- re-sign forward Josh McRoberts and snag restricted free agent Gordon Hayward -- the Charlotte Hornets have finally landed some free agents, though they're not the big splash owner Michael Jordan had been hoping for. On Sunday, the Hornets signed little-known free agent Brian Roberts, a point guard that played last season with in New...
Via Fox Sports Carolinas
July 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Hornets agree to deal with Roberts

CHARLOTTE, N.C.  -- Free-agent point guard Brian Roberts has agreed to a $5.5 million, two-year deal with the Charlotte Hornets, according to a person familiar with the contract. The person spoke to The Associated Press on Sunday on condition of anonymity because the deal has not yet been made public. The person said the deal will be signed this week. The 6-foot-1, 173-pound Roberts...
Via Fox Sports Carolinas
July 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Brian Roberts Agrees To Two-Year, $5.5M Deal With Hornets

Brian Roberts has agreed to sign with the Charlotte Hornets on a two-year, $5.5 million deal. Roberts is a 28-year-old point guard out of Dayton who most recently played for the New Orleans Pelicans. Roberts initially emerged in Germany playing for Brose Baskets.
Via RealGM
July 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Brian Roberts: Evolution of a Starting Point Guard

The Pelicans starting point guard Brain Roberts has had quite the storied journey to arrive at the helm of the New Orleans franchise. Roberts went undrafted after a signature collegiate career at The University of Dayton. He spent several years honing his skills playing overseas in Israel and Germany, while returning to the US to participate in the Summer League with squads...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
April 05, 2014  |  Discuss
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