TNT’s double-header wasn’t the only NBA action Thursday night, as the Hornets and Wizards faced off in Charlotte. The Hornets managed to knock of the visiting Wiz, 94-87, but at least one Hornet — Brian Roberts — walked away battered and bruised thanks to this devastating screen set by DeJuan Blair. [cjzero]
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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...
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 AP on Fox
January 24, 2015
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...
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...
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.
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...