Where the Charlotte Hornets stand, as coach Steve Clifford returns from medical leave, on Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2018. Rick Bonnell rbonnell@charlotteobserver.com
Where the Charlotte Hornets stand, as coach Steve Clifford returns from medical leave, on Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2018. Rick Bonnell rbonnell@charlotteobserver.com
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Tom Talks

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Hornets coach Steve Clifford paid a price for his dedication. But there’s a payoff.

January 17, 2018 06:01 PM