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STEVE CLIFFORD RUMORS

Hornets Rumors: Charlotte to target offseason weapons

The Hornets will be looking to add firepower to overcome their offensive short comings which limited their margin of error in the 2013-2014 season. Rick Bonnell of the Charlotte Observer reports:Wiki Commons"Last season, Charlotte Bobcats coach Steve Clifford frequently said it was imperative his team play a “clean” game, as in minimizing mistakes, because they didn'...
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June 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Clifford Planned To Accept First NBA Head Coaching Offer Regardless Of Team

Steve Clifford has had an excellent first season as an NBA head coach, turning the Charlotte Bobcats into one of the better defensive teams and almost certainly will earn a playoff berth. Clifford was a longtime assistant coach and had yet to receive a head coaching opportunity. "I'll be honest," said Clifford. "I interviewed with three teams, and look, with my...
Via RealGM
March 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Bobcats coach Clifford hospitalized; status for Fri. unknown

According to the Charlotte Bobcats, Steve Clifford was hospitalized on Thursday night and would subsequently undergo tests on Friday, a precautionary move after the head coach hadn't been "feeling well." Clifford, in his first season with the Bobcats after paying his assistant dues for 12 NBA season (Knicks, Rockets, Magic, Lakers), had Charlotte off to a respectable...
Via Fox Sports Carolinas
November 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Bobcats locking down defensively under Clifford

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - The sign hangs above Steve Cliffords desk in an office hes called home for less than five months. He first heard the slogan last year while working with Eddie Jordan for the Lakers. It stuck with him and seemed especially pertinent once he was appointed to his first NBA head coaching gig.The placard quotes former Princeton coach Pete Carril: Go slow, so they can...
Via Fox Sports Carolinas
October 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Steve Clifford Preaching Importance Of Rebounding To Bobcats

Steve Clifford has spent extensive time preaching to the Charlotte Bobcats how important rebounding will be this season. "I’m spending a lot of time looking at our rebounding game," Clifford said. "Rebounding translates from level to level more than any stat. Guys who rebound well in college tend to rebound well in the NBA. If you look at our roster we have one...
Via RealGM
September 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Bobcats introduce Clifford as coach

The Charlotte Bobcats have hired longtime NBA assistant coach Steve Clifford as their new head coach. Clifford was introduced at a press conference Wednesday. An assistant coach with the Los Angeles Lakers last season, Clifford becomes the Bobcats' sixth different coach since the 2006-07 season. He spent five seasons (2007-12) working as an assistant under Stan Van Gundy in...
Via AP on Fox
May 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Charlotte Bobcats hire Steve Clifford as head coach

The Charlotte Bobcats have reached an agreement in principle to hire former Los Angeles Lakers assistant Steve Clifford to be the team’s next head coach, according to Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports.Wojnarowski adds that Clifford will sign a two-year deal with a team option for a third year that could be worth approximately $6 million. He replaces Mike Dunlap, who was fired...
Via NBA Injury News
May 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Report: Bobcats hire Clifford as coach

Two people familiar with the situation say the Charlotte Bobcats have hired Los Angeles Lakers assistant Steve Clifford to become their new coach. The two people say Clifford has agreed to a three-year contact. They spoke to The Associated Press on Monday on condition of anonymity because the announcement has not been made public. Clifford replaces Mike Dunlap, who was fired after...
Via Fox Sports
May 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Sources: Bobcats hire Clifford to replace Dunlap

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) -- Two people familiar with the situation say the Charlotte Bobcats have hired Los Angeles Lakers assistant Steve Clifford to become their new coach. The two people say Clifford has agreed to a three-year contact. They spoke to The Associated Press on Monday on condition of anonymity because the announcement has not been made public. Clifford replaces Mike Dunlap...
Via Fox Sports Carolinas
May 27, 2013  |  Discuss
GOOD LUCK

Bobcats name new head coach

The soon-to-be-Hornets have named Lakers assistant Steve Clifford as their new head coach for the 2013-14 season. 

Via Pass The Pill
May 27, 2013  |  Discuss
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