The Charlotte Hornets signed veteran center Greg Kite Wednesday for the remainder of the season and made room for him on the roster by waiving forward Ralph Lewis, team officials said.

Kite, who was most recently with the Los Angeles Clippers, cleared waivers and will be in uniform for Thursday's game with Golden State. He was drafted by Boston in 1983 out of Brigham Young and played four seasons with the Celtics before being claimed off waviers by the Los Angeles Clippers on Feb. 3, 1988.