The Charlotte Hornets have made an official move in their roster by signing veteran free agent guard Ish Smith, while simultaneously waiving guard Edmond Sumner. These moves bring their player count to 18.

Ish Smith, a well-traveled player, boasts a 13-year NBA career that has seen him don the jerseys of a record-setting 13 different teams.

During his tenure, Smith has amassed 762 appearances, including 167 starts, contributing 7.3 points, 2.4 rebounds, and 3.8 assists per game in approximately 19.4 minutes on the court.

Notably, Smith claimed an NBA championship title with the Denver Nuggets in the previous season.

Meanwhile, Sumner, who joined the Hornets in the preseason, appeared in four games, delivering an average of 3.0 points, 2.5 rebounds, and 1.8 assists in approximately 13.6 minutes of play.