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Take two: Steve Clifford returns to Hornets as head coach

Jun. 24, 2022 19:34 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Steve Clifford is heading back to Charlotte. Clifford has agreed to a multiyear contract to return as head coach of the NBA’s Hornets four years after being fired by team owner Michael Jordan, the team announced Friday night. Charlotte...

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...

Analysts: Lack of affordable housing threatens economy

Jun. 11, 2022 03:17 AM EDT

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Palm Beach County’s shortage of affordable housing has started to affect the growth of its economy, to the point where its recent expansion is in jeopardy, speakers said at a housing summit last week. Some firms interested in relocating their...

AP source: Lakers choose Darvin Ham as next head coach

May. 27, 2022 21:25 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A person with knowledge of the decision says Darvin Ham has accepted an offer to be the next head coach of the Los Angeles Lakers. The person spoke with The Associated Press on Friday on condition of anonymity because the deal has not been publicly announced. ...

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. ...