Rich Cho Rumors
When All-Star Kemba Walker approached Hornets general manager Rich Cho about signing free agent Michael Carter-Williams, Cho said he couldn’t help but lend an ear. “Anytime your best player is endorsing another player and is excited about acquiring another player you have to listen,” Cho said.
Now Carter-Williams is eager to get his career back on track and said Walker is a “big part of the reason” why he chose to sign with Charlotte. “I can learn a lot from him,” Carter-Williams said of Walker. “He was eager to play with me as much as I am to play with him.”
Charlotte Hornets General Manager Rich Cho announced today that the team has named Buzz Peterson Assistant General Manager. “Throughout his tenure with our organization, Buzz has been an integral part of all aspects of our basketball operations department, with a focus on scouting and player evaluation,” Cho said. “He brings a wide breadth of basketball knowledge to the position, having been involved in the game at various levels for close to three decades. I’m excited to be working more closely with Buzz in his new role and look forward to his continued contributions to our basketball team.”
By all accounts, the Charlotte Hornets and GM Rich Cho had a solid NBA draft night, picking up one of the top shooters on the board in Kentucky’s Malik Monk and snagging Florida State standout Dwayne Bacon in the second round. However, Cho suffered a regrettable draft-related moment Friday when introducing Monk and Bacon to the media back in North Carolina. Yup, he really called Dwayne Bacon ‘Dwyane Wade.”