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Hornets Waive Smith, Give Chealey Two-Way Deal

Hornets Waive Smith, Give Chealey Two-Way Deal
Published On: Sat, Oct 13
Apr 23, 2016; Charlotte, NC, USA; Charlotte Hornets guard Jeremy Lin (7) drives to the basket as he is defended by Mimami Heat center Hassan Whiteside (21) during the first half in game three of the first round of the NBA Playoffs at Time Warner Cable Arena. Mandatory Credit: Sam Sharpe-USA TODAY Sports

The Hornets set up their regular season roster today by completing a pair of transactions. According to a press release from the team, Charlotte has waived Zach Smith and converted Joe Chealeya€˜s Exhibit 10 contract into a two-way deal.

Ita€™s good news for Chealey, who will stick with the Hornets after going undrafted out of the College of Charleston. The 6a€™4a€³ guard averaged 18.0 PPG, 4.6 RPG and 3.6 APG as a senior and led the program to the NCAA Tournament. Now, hea€™ll be one of Charlottea€™s two-way players, alongside J.P. Macura.

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