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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...
July 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Charlotte Hornets: Brian Roberts Contract Grade

Charlotte Hornets: Brian Roberts Contract Grade By Mike Elworth: Owner and Publisher/Hoopstuff… Contract: 2 Seasons, 5.5 Million The Charlotte Hornets have a new 2nd string point guard, Brian Roberts. It seems that 2-3 million per season is the standard rate for veteran 2nd string point guards this offseason and Roberts is the next to receive a contract in this area. The...
Via HoopStuff
July 15, 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

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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