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Position
G
 
Jersey
22
Name  Brian Roberts
Born  12/3/1985
Height  6-1
Weight  173
College  Dayton
7/13/2014 8:17:00 PM
Description: Brian Roberts has signed on with the Charlotte Hornets for two years and $5.5 million.
Insight: Roberts played the past two seasons with New Orleans, who was known as the Hornets prior to 2013-14. Now, he'll be backing up Kemba Walker on the Charlotte version of the team.
 
4/16/2014 8:04:00 PM
Description: New Orleans point guard Brian Roberts looks ready to play Wednesday against Houston. SOURCE: John Reid, New Orleans Times-Picayune
Insight: He's missed the past couple games with a sprained ankle. The 28-year-old has averaged 11.9 ppg in 42 starts for the Pelicans this season.
 
4/14/2014 2:18:00 PM
Description: Pelicans guard Brian Roberts is doubtful for Monday's game against Oklahoma City.
Insight: He sprained his ankle Friday in a loss to OKC and didn't play on Saturday. Austin Rivers has averaged 19.0 ppg, 9.0 rpg, 5.5 apg over the past two games and is a viable option.
 
4/12/2014 8:12:00 PM
Description: Pelicans guard Brian Roberts wasn't able to suit up Saturday against the Rockets. SOURCE: Pelicans on Twitter
Insight: He sprained his ankle Friday in a loss to OKC. Austin Rivers (7.3 ppg) is filling in at point guard.
 
4/11/2014 9:24:00 PM
Description: New Orleans guard Brian Roberts left Friday's game with a sprained left ankle and will not return, according to John Reid of nola.com.
Insight: The Pelicans are getting extremely thin with Eric Gordon and Anthony Davis both ruled out for the reason. Austin Rivers will benefit from Roberts' absence.
 
3/31/2014 7:00:00 PM
Description: New Orleans guard Brian Roberts will rejoin the starting lineup Monday, according to John Reid of nola.com.
Insight: Roberts returned from a two-game absence and played 29 minutes off the bench Saturday. He'll replace Anthony Morrow in the starting lineup.
 
3/28/2014 6:32:00 PM
Description: New Orleans guard Brian Roberts (knee) will not play Friday against the Jazz, according to Nakia Hogan of the New Orleans Times-Picayune.
Insight: Roberts "didn't do much of anything" during Thursday's practice after he sat out Wednesday's game due to a bone bruise in his left knee. He's still experiencing soreness and may also have to miss Saturday's game at San Antonio.
 
3/27/2014 6:27:00 PM
Description: New Orleans guard Brian Roberts (knee) will likely miss Friday's game, according to nola.com.
Insight: Roberts "didn't do much of anything" during Thursday's practice after he sat out Wednesday's game due to a bone bruise in his left knee. He's still experiencing soreness.
 
3/26/2014 6:57:00 PM
Description: New Orleans guard Brian Roberts will sit out Wednesday against the Clippers. He bruised his knee late in Monday night's win over Brooklyn. SOURCE: Nakia Hogan, New Orleans Times-Picayune
Insight: It's his seventh absence of the season. Tyreke Evans will be filling in at point guard. Evans has averaged 17.3 ppg, 5.9 apg and 5.6 rpg since the All-Star break.
 
3/26/2014 1:25:00 PM
Description: Pelicans point guard Brian Roberts has a bone bruise in his left knee and is questionable for Wednesday's game, according to John Reid of nola.com.
Insight: Roberts missed the morning shootaround. He has averaged 12.4 points, 4.1 assists, 2.3 rebounds and 1.1 threes in 36 games since Jrue Holiday went down with a season-ending injury. If he can't play, Austin Rivers may get the start at point guard.
 
3/5/2014 9:34:00 AM
Description: Hornets point guard Brian Roberts had 19 points, two assists and one three in 29 minutes Tuesday at Los Angeles.
Insight: Roberts has averaged 12 points, 4.0 assists, 2.4 rebounds, 1.1 threes and 0.8 steals in 28 starts this season and will remain in the starting lineup the rest of the season after Jrue Holiday was shut down.
 
Hot2/12/2014 10:36:00 PM
Description: Hornets point guard Brian Roberts has averaged 16.4 points, 4.6 assists, 3.2 rebounds, 1.8 steals and 1.8 triples over his last five games.
Insight: He didn't put up great numbers in his first 13 starts after Jrue Holiday's injury but has come around lately. Holiday is out indefinitely with a stress fracture in his right tibia.
 
1/26/2014 11:45:00 AM
Description: Hornets backup guard Brian Roberts is receiving the bulk of the point guard minutes while Jrue Holiday is sidelined and is averaging 11.1 ppg, 2.7 rpg, 3.9 apg in nine starts.
Insight: He should continue in this role for about three more weeks based on Holiday's timetable for return. Holiday is posting 14.3 ppg, 4.2 rpg, 7.9 apg so this is a significant drop off.
 
1/10/2014 1:26:00 PM
Description: Hornets backup guard Brian Roberts is expected to receive the bulk of the point guard minutes while Jrue Holiday is sidelined.
Insight: He didn't do much with his only start so far this season, but did average 12.6 points, 10.0 assists, 3.2 rebounds, 1.4 3-pointers and 0.8 steals in five starts last season. Tyreke Evans should also see an uptick in minutes.
 
3/25/2013 10:35:00 PM
Description: Filling in for Greivis Vasquez at point guard, Hornets guard Brian Roberts racked up 13 points, 18 assists and five rebounds Monday in a win over the Nuggets.
Insight: The victory snapped Denver's 15-game winning streak. Roberts might be worth picking up on waivers if Vasquez's ankle injury turns out to be serious.