On Thursday it became official, but earlier this week, the Charlotte Hornets hired the franchise’s next head coach: Spurs assistant James Borrego.
Borrego will replace Steve Clifford; according to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski, the deal is good for four years.
Charlotte has reached agreement on a deal to hire Spurs assistant James Borrego as head coach, league sources tell ESPN.
— Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) May 10, 2018
This called for an emergency episode of Buzz Beat Radio — your premier Charlotte Hornets podcast, and good fried of SportsChannel8. So without further adieu: here’s Spencer Percy, Richie Randall and me on James Borrego, what the hire means and the future of the Hornets.