Charlotte Hornets relieve Steve Clifford of coaching duties
ABS-CBN Sports on Apr 13, 2018 10:22 PM
Steve Clifford NBA file photo
Charlotte Hornets press release
Charlotte Hornets President of Basketball Operations & General Manager Mitch Kupchak announced today that the team has relieved Steve Clifford of his head coaching duties.
NEWS: The @hornets have relieved Head Coach Steve Clifford of his head coaching duties.— Charlotte Hornets PR (@HornetsPR) April 13, 2018
“I want to thank Coach Clifford for his contributions to the Hornets,” said Kupchak. “I know he has worked incredibly hard on behalf of the organization and we wish him the best moving forward. The search for a new coach will begin immediately.”
Clifford was named Charlotte head coach on May 29, 2013. He finished with a regular-season record of 196-214 (.478 winning percentage). Charlotte qualified for the NBA Playoffs in 2013 and 2016. The Hornets finished the 2017-18 campaign with a 36-46 record.