New Hornets coach James Borrego plans to make Charlotte relevant again in the Eastern Conference by developing the existing players on the roster.
2018 ScheduleAll times ET
- 2/22W 111-96
- 2/23W 122-105
- 2/25W 114-98
- 2/27W 118-103
- 2/28L 134-106
- 3/2L 110-99
- 3/4L 103-98
- 3/6L 128-114
- 3/8L 125-111
- 3/10W 122-115
- 3/13L 119-115
- 3/15W 129-117
- 3/17L 124-101
- 3/19L 108-94
- 3/21W 111-105
- 3/22W 140-79
- 3/24W 102-98
- 3/26W 137-128
- 3/28L 118-105
- 3/31L 107-93
- 4/1L 119-102
- 4/3L 120-114
- 4/6W 137-100
- 4/8L 123-117
- 4/10W 119-93
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James Borrego has started work on building his staff in Charlotte after agreeing to be the new coach of the Hornets. The two sides reached agreement on a four-year deal, league sources told ESPN.
The Hornets are finalizing a head-coaching deal for James Borrego, who has been an assistant with the Spurs, Pelicans and Magic since 2003.
At least nine NBA teams will have a different coach than the one that started the 2017-18 season. Keep up with every change on the sidelines here.
The Hornets will interview Spurs assistant James Borrego and Celtics assistant Jay Larranaga for a second time. Both will meet with Hornets brass, including Michael Jordan, this weekend.
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Ex-NBA head coach Jim Cleamons had an informal phone conversation with Bucks general manager Jon Horst this morning in regards to their head coach opening, a source said. Cleamons, who was an assistant coach when Michael Jordan starred with the Chicago Bulls, is also getting interest for head coach openings with Jordan's Charlotte Hornets and Chicago State. Cleamons, 68, won an NBA championship as a player with the Lakers and nine as an assistant coach with the Bulls and Lakers.
The Hornets will interview Ime Udoka for their head-coaching vacancy this week, sources told ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski. He joins fellow Spurs assistant Ettore Messina and David Fizdale as candidates for the job.
Spurs assistant Ettore Messina and former Grizzlies coach David Fizdale will interview for the Hornets job, league sources told ESPN.
The Hornets announced Friday that they have fired coach Steve Clifford after a 36-46 season.
Dwight Howard finished with 14 points and 17 rebounds and Frank Kaminsky tied his career high with 24 points Tuesday night to lead the Charlotte Hornets past the Indiana Pacers, 119-93.
Mitch Kupchak, who led the Lakers to four titles, has been named president and general manager of the Hornets.
Domantas Sabonis scored a career-high 30 points, Victor Oladipo had 27 points on 12-of-15 shooting and the Indiana Pacers beat the Charlotte Hornets 123-117 on Sunday to keep alive their slim hopes of winning the Central Division title.
Reserve Malik Monk scored 26 points, Frank Kaminsky added 21 and the Charlotte Hornets routed the outmanned Orlando Magic 137-100 on Friday night.
The Hornets are expected to reach an agreement soon to hire Mitch Kupchak as their new president of basketball operations and general manager, league sources told ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski.
Should the Hornets trade All-Star point guard Kemba Walker? We look ahead to the decisions Charlotte faces this offseason.