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Josh McRoberts
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8.5 4.8 4.3
Team: MiamiHeight: 6-10 Born: 2/28/1987
Position: F-CWeight: 240 Birthplace: Indianapolis, Indiana
College: DukeDraft: 2nd Round 7th pick by Trail Blazers (2007)


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July 14 2:41 PM PT3:41 PM MT4:41 PM CT5:41 PM ET21:41 GMT5:41 2:41 PM MST4:41 PM EST1:41 UAE (+1)23:4117:41 ET4:41 PM CT20:41 - The Miami Heat signed McRoberts and point guard Mario Chalmers on Monday.
Analysis: Both deals were agreed to previously, but not signed until the Heat had more pieces of their salary-cap puzzle put into place. McRoberts signed a four-year deal that will pay him $5.3 million next season. McRoberts averaged 8.5 points, 4.8 rebounds and 4.3 assists for Charlotte last season.
July 7 12:17 PM PT1:17 PM MT2:17 PM CT3:17 PM ET19:17 GMT3:17 12:17 PM MST2:17 PM EST23:17 UAE21:1715:17 ET2:17 PM CT18:17 - McRoberts has agreed to sign a four-year contract with the Miami Heat, a deal that could be worth about $23 million. His agent, Mike Conley Sr., said Monday McRoberts will get the full mid-level exception, starting at about $5.3 million next season. Contracts begin getting signed Thursday.
Analysis: McRoberts averaged 8.5 points in 78 starts for Charlotte last season, and raised Miami's ire in the playoffs by leveling LeBron James with an elbow that some Heat players said looked intentional. McRoberts was issued only a common foul at the time, but the NBA upgraded it to a flagrant-2 and fined him $20,000.
June 18 2:07 PM PT3:07 PM MT4:07 PM CT5:07 PM ET21:07 GMT5:07 2:07 PM MST4:07 PM EST1:07 UAE (+1)23:0717:07 ET4:07 PM CT20:07 - Hornets general manager Rich Cho says forward Josh McRoberts has opted out of his contract and will become a free agent. However, Cho said Wednesday at a pre-draft news conference the team is eager to re-sign the seven-year NBA veteran.
Analysis: McRoberts, 27, was set to make nearly $2.8 million next season, but has outperformed that contract. He started a career-high 78 games last season for Charlotte and averaged 8.5 points, 4.8 rebounds and 4.3 assists per game.
Apr. 30 6:01 PM PT7:01 PM MT8:01 PM CT9:01 PM ET1:01 GMT9:01 6:01 PM MST8:01 PM EST5:01 UAE (+1)03:0121:01 ET8:01 PM CT0:01 - McRoberts had surgery Wednesday to remove bone spurs from his left big toe.
Analysis: The Bobcats say McRoberts will not be allowed to do any basketball activities for at least four weeks.
Apr. 6 9:17 PM PT10:17 PM MT11:17 PM CT12:17 AM ET4:17 GMT12:17 9:17 PM MST11:17 PM EST8:17 UAE06:170:17 ET11:17 PM CT3:17 - Bobcats coach Steve Clifford says he expects McRoberts to return for Wednesday night's game against the Washington Wizards.
Analysis: McRoberts has missed the last three games with a sprained left ankle. Clifford said McRoberts felt "a lot better" during Tuesday's practice and "I would be confident that he'd be able to play" against Washington.
Mar. 29 9:00 PM PT10:00 PM MT11:00 PM CT12:00 AM ET4:00 GMT12:00 9:00 PM MST11:00 PM EST8:00 UAE05:000:00 ET10:00 PM CT3:00 - McRoberts enjoyed quite a fantasy effort Friday night.
Analysis: The Duke product had 24 points, seven rebounds and six assists as he showcased some surprising skills.
Feb. 28 7:39 PM PT8:39 PM MT9:39 PM CT10:39 PM ET3:39 GMT11:39 8:39 PM MST10:39 PM EST7:39 UAE (+1)04:3922:39 ET9:39 PM CT2:39 - McRoberts had 10 assists Friday in a loss to the Spurs.
Analysis: McRoberts also had 13 assists earlier in February so you shouldn't sleep on the big man's passing ability.
Nov. 13 5:12 PM PT6:12 PM MT7:12 PM CT8:12 PM ET1:12 GMT9:12 6:12 PM MST8:12 PM EST5:12 UAE (+1)02:1220:12 ET7:12 PM CT23:12 - McRoberts is sidelined Wednesday night against the Boston Celtics for what the Bobcats called "personal reasons."
Analysis: Anthony Tolliver started in place of McRoberts, who scored a season-high 19 points in a loss at Atlanta on Monday. The 6-foot-10 McRoberts is averaging 9.0 points, 4.1 rebounds and 4.1 assists.
July 5 1:20 PM PT2:20 PM MT3:20 PM CT4:20 PM ET20:20 GMT4:20 1:20 PM MST3:20 PM EST0:20 UAE (+1)22:2016:20 ET3:20 PM CT19:20 - A person familiar with the situation says McRoberts has agreed to a two-year, $5.5 million deal to remain with the Charlotte Bobcats.
Analysis: The person spoke to The Associated Press Friday on condition of anonymity because the deal has not yet been made official. Free agent signings cannot be announced until July 10, according to NBA rules. The person said the second year of the deal includes a player option.

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