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2018 Schedule
36-46, 3rd in Southeast
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11dAdrian Wojnarowski

Spurs assistant Borrego named Hornets coach

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.

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13dAdrian Wojnarowski

Sources: Hornets finalizing deal to hire Borrego

The Hornets are finalizing a head-coaching deal for James Borrego, who has been an assistant with the Spurs, Pelicans and Magic since 2003.

Dwight Howard: I don't know if I can watch Rockets win a title (2:07)
Dwight rediscovering passion for basketball (2:31)
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14d

Who's out, who's in: NBA coaching changes

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.

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16dAdrian Wojnarowski

Sources: Hornets zero in on Borrego, Larranaga

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.

Marc J. Spears The Undefeated 

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.

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29dAdrian Wojnarowski

Sources: Hornets to interview Spurs' Udoka

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.

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30dAdrian Wojnarowski

Sources: Hornets to meet Messina, Fizdale

Spurs assistant Ettore Messina and former Grizzlies coach David Fizdale will interview for the Hornets job, league sources told ESPN.

Lance throws nice bounce pass to Leaf for lay-in (0:15)
Kaminsky drills half-court heave at buzzer (0:23)
Stephenson rejects Howard at rim (0:30)
43d

Sabonis scores career-high 30, Pacers beat Hornets 123-117

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.

Kemba converts layup for 3-point chance (0:20)
Williams throws down the hammer (0:17)
Howard denies Biyombo (0:17)
Howard slams down alley-oop (0:17)
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46dAdrian Wojnarowski

Sources: Hornets close to naming Kupchak GM

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.

Team Stats

Points Per Game108.210th
Rebounds Per Game45.5Tied-3rd
Assists Per Game21.624th
Points Allowed108.019th

Team History

YEARWLPCT
2017-183646.439
2016-173646.439
2015-164834.585
2014-153349.402
2013-144339.524