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Source: Hornets to add Jeremy Lin as Kemba Walker's backup

Free-agent point guard Jeremy Lin has agreed to terms with the Charlotte Hornets, an NBA source confirmed Wednesday evening. Signing Lin would address two priorities for the Hornets: Improving their outside shooting and adding depth at the point guard position. General manager Rich Cho had said repeatedly that adding a third point guard was high on the team's offseason to-do list. Essentially Lin will replace Mo Williams on the roster and be a veteran behind starter Kemba Walker with 3-point range and pick-and-roll acumen. Brian Roberts likely would be the third point guard. Lin has played five NBA seasons for the Golden State Warriors, New York Knicks, Houston Rockets and Los...

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