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Busy Hornets select Williams, trade Duren in NBA draft

Jun. 24, 2022 01:22 AM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Charlotte Hornets drafted two centers in the first round of the NBA draft — trading one and keeping the other. The Hornets selected Memphis center Jalen Duren with the 13th overall pick before trading the pick to the New York Knicks. The Hornets then...

Hornets entering NBA draft with 2 1st round picks, no coach

Jun. 22, 2022 14:57 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Charlotte Hornets have two picks in the first round of Thursday night’s NBA draft — and no head coach in place to help facilitate those decisions. Hornets owner Michael Jordan has resumed the search for the organization’s next coach after Golden...

AP sources: Atkinson decides not to coach Charlotte Hornets

Jun. 18, 2022 17:53 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Charlotte Hornets will have to begin their search again for a head coach because Kenny Atkinson changed his mind and will stay with the NBA champion Warriors after all. Two people with direct knowledge of the situation told The Associated Press on Saturday...

AP source: Kenny Atkinson agrees to be Hornets next coach

Jun. 10, 2022 19:47 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Charlotte Hornets have agreed to terms on a four-year contract with Golden State Warriors assistant Kenny Atkinson to become their next head coach, according to a person familiar with the situation. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of...

Hornets GM Kupchak signs multiyear contract extension

May. 19, 2022 16:09 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Mitch Kupchak has signed a multiyear contract extension to remain the Charlotte Hornets' general manager. Kupchak’s contract was set to expire this summer. “For better or for worse, I will be here for the next couple of years,” Kupchak...

AP source: Ham, Atkinson get second interviews with Hornets

May. 17, 2022 22:11 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Hornets have scheduled second interviews with Bucks assistant coach Darvin Ham and Warriors assistant coach Kenny Atkinson this week, along with former Trail Blazers coach Terry Stotts for their head coaching vacancy, according to a person familiar with the situation. ...