Steve Clifford, right, Charlotte’s head coach since 2013, says this is the most talented Hornets team he’s coached. But when the clock runs low in a close game, everyone knows who’s going to get the ball.
Steve Clifford, right, Charlotte’s head coach since 2013, says this is the most talented Hornets team he’s coached. But when the clock runs low in a close game, everyone knows who’s going to get the ball. David Zalubowski AP
Steve Clifford, right, Charlotte’s head coach since 2013, says this is the most talented Hornets team he’s coached. But when the clock runs low in a close game, everyone knows who’s going to get the ball. David Zalubowski AP
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Even if healthy, this Hornets team wasn’t going to go far in playoffs. Here’s why.

February 14, 2018 05:43 PM