Hornets add free agent G/F Damien Wilkins to fill out roster

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) The Hornets announced they have signed free agent guard/forward Damien Wilkins.

Terms of the contract were not released Friday.

The nine-year NBA veteran has played in 563 games with 149 starts five different NBA teams, averaging 6.3 points, 2.4 rebounds and 1.4 assists in 19.3 minutes per game. He has shot 42.7 percent from the field and 78.3 percent from the foul line.

Wilkins last played in Puerto Rico where he averaged 17.3 points, 4.3 rebounds and 2.8 assists in 31.8 minutes per contest. He spent part of the 2014-15 season with the NBA D-League's Iowa Energy, where he was an All-Star after averaging 20.2 points, 5.7 rebounds, 3.6 assists and 1.4 steals in 37.8 minutes per game.

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