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2014/15 Charlotte Hornets: Rising Up

(Sam Sharpe-USA TODAY Sports) It’s that magical time of year in the NBA, when hope springs eternal and all teams think that the upcoming season will be their best ever. While some teams will surely be rising up, the same amount will be rising down, with the rest floating along treading water (rising sideways). Since we at The Hoops Manifesto are always 100% accurate with our predictions...
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20 days ago  |  Discuss

Blogcat's Take, 8/2 - A closer look at Bria...

The purpose of this week’s take is to provide closer look at the Hornets’ new backup point guard Brian Roberts. And by “closer” I mean “any whatsoever,” because this one wasn’t exactly an 11 on the excite-o-meter. If the LeBron James decision was the Sun in the Milky Way of Offseason Player Movement, Roberts is...no, forget it, I can’t even make a “Uranus”-style...
Via BobcatsPlanet
August 02, 2014  |  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...
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

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 sign Brian Roberts

Looks like the Charlotte Hornets may have found their backup point guard. Brian Roberts has reportedly agreed to a two-year, $5.5 million contract with Hornets. He will likely back-up Kemba Walker. Last season, Roberts averaged 9.4 PPG and 3.3 APG in 23.2 minutes per game with the New Orleans Pelicans. He is also shot 36% from three point range last season and 94% from the foul line...
Via KC Sports Ninja
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

Pelicans' backup point guard Brian Roberts showed he's an above average replacement

On a grading scale, you'd have to say that the job New Orleans Pelicans backup guard Brian Roberts did this past season was above average. And in how that compared with the man he replaced, Jrue Holiday, the mark would almost remain the same. What Roberts gave the Pelicans this year in starting 42 games at the point was a steady-if-unspectacular presence in leading the team...
Via Pro Sports Daily
May 08, 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

Roberts hits jumper, Pelicans top Thunder 105-102

Brian Roberts scored 12 of his 14 points in the second half, including the go-ahead jumper with 30.6 seconds left, and the New Orleans Pelicans stayed unbeaten in the preseason with a 105-102 win over the Oklahoma City Thunder on Thursday night. Roberts put the Pelicans in front after Reggie Jackson's driving layup had given the Thunder a 102-101 lead. Anthony Davis added two...
Via AP on Fox
October 17, 2013  |  Discuss
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