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Brian Roberts

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2013-14 SEASON:
Attempted a career high 17 field goals, making six of them, 4/6 at POR. Returned from a knee injury to lead the team in scoring with 18 points 3/29 at SAS. Scored in double-figures for the 30th time this season with a gritty 17- point performance 3/24 vs. BKN. Scored 19 points on a career high eight field goals made 3/14 vs. POR. Netted 19 points while setting a career high in FTA (7) and tying a career high in FTM (6) 3/4 at LAL. Scored 17 points 2/26 at DAL. Tied career highs in blocks (one) and offensive rebounds (two) 2/24 vs. LAC. Dished out a season high in assists with nine 2/22 at WAS. Tied a career high with 20 points on 7-of-15 from the field 2/21 at CHA. Played a season high 38 minutes, scoring 17 points 2/12 at MIL. Tied a career high with seven FGM 2/10 at TOR. Came away with a career high in steals with four 2/9 at BKN. Tied a season high with 19 points in a season high 37 minutes 2/5 vs. ATL. Played a season-high 32 minutes and score 12 points 1/28 at CLE. Contributed 15 points and six assists 1/21 vs. SAC. Scored 13 points on 5-7 shooting in a win 1/20 at MEM. Scored a season high 19 points vs. SAS 1/13. Led team in assists at DAL 1/11 with 7 points and 8 assists. Grabbed a career high seven rebounds 1/10 vs. DAL. Chipped in 11 points off the bench 1/8 vs. WAS. Scored 11 points and had five assists off the bench 1/3 at BOS. Set a season high with five rebounds and a career high with two offensive boards. Recorded six points and three assists 12/23 at SAC. Grabbed a season high four rebounds 12/17 at GSW. Chipped in eight points and three assists off the bench 12/15 at DEN. Scored nine points 12/6 vs. OKC. Scored five points and had two assists 12/1 at NYK. Recorded a season high six assists 11/16 vs. PHI. Scored a season high 17 points off the bench 11/5 vs. PHX. Tallied 13 points 11/2 vs. CHA. Registered 4 points 11/1 at ORL. In season debut vs. IND on 10/30, scored 2 points and had 2 assists. DNP – CD – 6 times. DND – 3 times– Left Knee Bruise/Ankle.

2012-13 SEASON:
Led the team in scoring four times and led or tied for the team lead in assists nine times...Totaled 13 points, six assists and three rebounds in season finale at DAL 4/17...Notched second career double-double with 15 points and 11 assists in L vs. LAC on 4/12...Tallied career-highs in points (20) and rebounds (6) in addition to five assists 4/10 at SAC...Poured in 15 points off the bench in win vs. CLE on 3/31 including 3-4 3PT FG...In starting role on 3/25 vs. DEN, poured in monster 13 point, 18 assist performance...Came off the bench to total 12 points and three assists 3/20 vs. BOS...Dished out then career-high nine assists in career-high 43 minutes vs. POR on 3/10... Scored a team-high 16 points, draining a career-high four three pointers on 12/12 at OKC...Tied a season-high in steals (2) in the 12/8 loss to MIA...Reached double-digits in scoring for the sixth time on the season on 12/7 vs. MEM...Led the New Orleans bench in scoring, collecting 11 points on 11/28 vs. UTA... Notched career high 17 points against DEN on 11/25...Recorded his second double-digit scoring game of his career (13), making three of four three-point field goals on 11/20 vs. the NYK...Recorded nine points, seven assists, two steals and one rebound 11/16 vs. OKC... Recorded career-highs in both points (16) and assists (8) on 11/9 vs. CHA...Totaled two points, three rebounds and one assist 11/3 at CHI.

INTERNATIONAL CAREER:
Won the 2009-10, 2010-11 and 2011-12 German National Championship with Brose Baskets Bamberg...won the 2010 and 2011 German National Cup with Brose Baskets Bamberg...2011-12 (Brose Baskets Bamberg): Competed in NBA Summer League with New Orleans, averaging 13.8 points, 2.2 assists and 2.0 rebounds in 27.4 minutes per game over five games (three starts)...shot 50% from the field, 54.5% from three-point range and 93.8% from the line...appeared in 54 games for Brose Baskets Bamberg, averaging 11.4 points, 3.0 assists and 2.0 rebounds in 25.9 minutes per game...played in 10 games for Brose Baskets Bamberg in Germany during Euroleague play, averaging 8.6 points, 2.2 assists and 1.5 rebounds... shot 50 percent from the field and helped lead his team to the 201 1-12 German National Championship. 2010-11 (Brose Baskets Bamberg): Averaged 12.8 points and 2.3 assists in 10 games during the 2010-11 Euroleague...Set Euroleague career highs in points (23), rebounds (5), assists (7) and steals (2)...2009-10 (Brose Baskets Bamberg): Played in 43 games for Brose Baskets Bamberg in 2009-2010, averaging 11.8 points on 44 percent three-point shooting...Appeared in five games of NBA Las Vegas Summer League with the Sacramento Kings...averaged 3.0 points and 1.2 assists in 10.1 minutes per game...2008-09 (Galil Elyon): Played for Galil Elyon in Israel, averaging 15.5 points, 2.3 rebounds and 2.4 assists in 28 games before signing a two-year contract to play in Germany with Brose Baskets Bamberg...participated in NBA Las Vegas Summer League with the Lakers, averaging 5.4 points and 1.2 assists in five games.

CAREER TRANSACTIONS:
Went undrafted in the 2008 NBA Draft…signed as a free agent by the New Orleans Hornets on August 3, 2012 ... signed as a free agent with the Charlotte Hornets on July 23, 2014.

COLLEGE:
Played four seasons for Dayton…led team in scoring final three seasons…averaged 15.7 points, 3.0 rebounds and 2.8 assists in 125 career games…averaged 18.4 points, 3.4 assists and shot 46 percent from the three-point line over 34 games his senior season…was named First Team All District by the National Association of Basketball Coaches his senior season…named as one of 30 nominees for the John R. Wooden Award his senior year…also named as one of 30 nominees for the Naismith Award and also selected as one of 16 finalists for the Bob Cousy award…Roberts is UD's second three-time All-Atlantic 10 selection (second team in 2005-06, 2006-07, first team in 2007-08).

PERSONAL:
Roberts was the 2004 Ohio Division I Co-Player of the Year after guiding Toledo St. John’s High School to the state championship game…Roberts' 18 points in the finals led all scorers as Hamilton edged St. John's 51-48...had a 70-11 career record in his three seasons as his team's starting point guard…in addition to reaching the 2004 state finals, TSJ was ranked #5 in 2003 and #1 in the state in 2002…his teams reached the Ohio Elite 8 in 2002, the state final semifinals in 2003, and the title game in 2004…he was a three-time Associated Press All-Ohio selection (honorable mention, third team, and first team in 2004), two-time District VII Player of the Year and two-time Toledo City League Player of the Year…majored in marketing at Dayton…has a brother (Nolan) who played college basketball at Valparaiso and a sister (Shanda) who played at Kentucky and Toledo.

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Vitals

Height: 6'1''/ 1.85m
Weight: 173 lbs./ 78.5 kg
Born: December 03, 1985
From: Dayton
Draft: Undrafted
NBA Debut: 2012
Years Pro: 2
Previous Teams:
  Charlotte Hornets 2014 - 2014
  New Orleans Pelicans 2012 - 2014
Prior to NBA/Country: Dayton/USA

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