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After Hornets' summer of change, Marvin Williams still has big role

There is a lot new at the power forward position for the Charlotte Hornets this preseason in acquisitions Frank Kaminsky, Tyler Hansbrough and Spencer Hawes.tmpplchld But the so-called "old guy" _ if you can hang that label on 29-year-old Marvin Williams _ arrived for training camp in the best shape on the roster.tmpplchld That was the assessment of coach Steve Clifford, who doesn't believe Williams will be marginalized by all the roster moves over the offseason.tmpplchld Williams enters his second season with the Hornets after signing a free-agent contract the summer of 2014. His strengths _ versatility, defense and particularly 3-point shooting _ will likely keep him in...