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Hornets forward Miles Bridges arrested on eve of free agency

Jun. 30, 2022 09:35 AM EDT

Charlotte Hornets forward Miles Bridges was arrested Wednesday in Los Angeles after a warrant was issued, according to the Los Angeles Police Department. LAPD spokeswoman Lizeth Lomeli confirmed Bridges was arrested, but did not release details on the charges. TMZ reported that...

Clifford: Hornets will continue to play fast, up-tempo pace

Jun. 28, 2022 17:37 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Steve Clifford is back in familiar surroundings as head coach of the Charlotte Hornets — except he is in need of a new apartment. Clifford was introduced as the Hornets head coach on Tuesday, a little more than four years after general manager Mitch Kupchak...

AP source: Clifford to return as head coach of the Hornets

Jun. 24, 2022 18:37 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, according to a person familiar with the situation. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity...

A person familiar with the situation says Steve Clifford has agreed to return to the Charlotte Hornets as head coach

Jun. 24, 2022 17:49 PM EDT
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — A person familiar with the situation says Steve Clifford has agreed to return to the Charlotte Hornets as head coach.

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...

NBA's Montrezl Harrell facing felony marijuana charge

Jun. 13, 2022 23:44 PM EDT

RICHMOND, Ky. (AP) — Charlotte Hornets forward Montrezl Harrell is facing a felony drug charge after authorities said they found vacuum-sealed bags of marijuana in his car during a traffic stop. Harrell, 28, was pulled over in Richmond, Kentucky, by a state trooper May 12 for...

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...

AP source: Golden State Warriors assistant Kenny Atkinson agrees to deal to become Charlotte Hornets head coach

Jun. 10, 2022 18:55 PM EDT
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — AP source: Golden State Warriors assistant Kenny Atkinson agrees to deal to become Charlotte Hornets head coach.