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Hornets’ Kemba Walker, Lance Stephenson grew up playing ball against each other in New York. Now, Walker expects Stephenson to take on some of the end-of-game pressure.

The 6-foot-1 Brian Roberts signed with the Charlotte Hornets Wednesday to be Kemba Walker’s backup. Roberts led the NBA in free-throw percentage last season, at 94 percent, and shot 36 percent from 3-point range his two seasons in New Orleans.

Charlotte Hornets power forward Cody Zeller was selected to a 13-man squad that will scrimmage with the U.S. National Team later this month in Las Vegas.

Charlotte Hornets: Marvin Williams won’t be asked to win games. He’ll be asked to hit shots from the perimeter, hit the open man and drive to the basket. He’ll also be an influence on the younger players the Hornets collect.

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