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Terry Rozier looking good on paper for Hornets - disliked by at least one NBA scout

Former-Celtic, Terry Rozier has moved on to the Charlotte Hornets and is off to a good start in preseason play, at least on paper. The Hornets are 1-3 in exhibition, and T-Ro averaged 24.5 MPG, 15.3 PPG, 4.0 RPG, 5.0 APG and 1.3 SPG. For the four games, he shot 49% from the field, 47% on 3-pointers and 100% from the foul line. Pretty solid numbers. In a preseason 120-99 win over the Grizzlies, Terry put up a line of: 24P/7R/8A/2S. It all looks good on paper, but at least one NBA scout doesn't like him.



SI Staff:
CHARLOTTE HORNETS
They’re gonna be bad. They might be the worst team in the NBA. Terry Rozier will put up a lot of points, but I don’t like him at all. I just don’t know what he does well. He makes tough shots every now and then and kind of plays hard on defense. But he was like the eighth option in Boston playing against backups and now he’s going to be the guy?

The unnamed scout, despite the impressive stat lines, doesn't look favorably on Rozier - or the immediate future of the Hornets, for that matter. The scout's statement, "... don't like him at all" might be your first indication of that. Terry may have been the "eighth option in Boston", but he will be one of the top go-to guys in Charlotte. The pressure will be on.

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