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Team: Charlotte Hornets
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Rod Higgins has stepped down as the Hornets' president of basketball operations.
Rich Cho will remain the general manager and the front office shouldn't change too much. The Hornets are expected to make a splash in the offseason with some cap space and the ninth pick in the draft. Fri, Jun 13, 2014 12:36:00 AM

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President of basketball operations Rod Higgins said the Hornets could be looking at a backup point guard, a backup wing and an extra big in the draft.

He's not exactly narrowing it down here. Ideally, Marcus Smart would fall to them, but chances are there may not be a point guard worthy of going ninth and they may have to go elsewhere. The Hornets benefited from the Cavs leaping into the top spot and own that ninth pick due to a trade involving Corey Maggette and Ben Gordon involving a top-eight protected pick. However, their 16th pick goes to the Bulls to complete the Tyrus Thomas trade.
Fri, May 23, 2014 09:57:00 AM

Bobcats coach Steve Clifford returned to practice on Sunday and he will coach the team during Monday's game.

Clifford was hospitalized after experiencing chest pain, and he's been told to reduce his workload, but it's terrific to see him back at work on the sidelines.
Sun, Nov 10, 2013 01:14:00 PM

Bobcats coach Steve Clifford was released from the hospital on Saturday, and he told Yahoo! Sports, "I'm feeling a lot better."

It's great news for Clifford, his family and the Bobcats organization. He's recovering after having chest pains which required stents, and it's unclear when he'll return to the sidelines. Assistant coach Patrick Ewing is filling in as head coach during Clifford's absence.
Sat, Nov 9, 2013 06:28:00 PM

Patrick Ewing will serve as the head coach against the Knicks on Friday.

Coach Steve Clifford experienced chest pains Thursday night and will sit out tonight. The great news is that he's resting comfortably after a stent procedure on his heart. He is expected to be back soon and could return as soon as Monday's home game against the Hawks.
Fri, Nov 8, 2013 04:22:00 PM

Bobcats coach Steve Clifford was hospitalized on Thursday night after not feeling well.

Clifford is undergoing additional testing and may miss Friday's game against the Knicks, potentially leaving assistant Patrick Ewing to coach against his former team. Get well soon, coach.
Fri, Nov 8, 2013 10:59:00 AM

Bobcats coach Steve Clifford said his team needs to add a third point guard and another big man.

"You have to have a third point guard. If your team's not organized in this league, you have no chance to play well," Clifford said. "I think you have to have six bigs. If you don't have enough bodies up front and you go to Memphis and one of them has the flu, that means somebody [undersized] has to guard Zach Randolph."
Thu, Jul 18, 2013 01:31:00 PM

Steve Clifford will add Warriors assistant Bob Beyer and Magic assistant Mark Price to his Bobcats staff.

Both Beyer and Price worked with Clifford when the latter was one of Stan Van Gundy's lead assistants in Orlando. Beyer spent one season on the Warriors' staff while Price has been Orlando's player development coach since 2011. Clifford already hired Patrick Ewing, who also was a part of SVG's staff in Orlando.
Thu, Jun 20, 2013 03:56:00 PM

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