Steve Clifford Rumors
Vincent Ellis: More SVG on #Hornets Steve Clifford: “It didn’t realize it’s been an ongoing problem. He’s had it for a long time and it’s really getting worse so he needs to take some time and get some tests here. He’s been on my mind since I heard about it.”
KC Johnson: Fred Hoiberg said he exchanged text messages with Hornets coach Steve Clifford, who won’t coach Friday’s game as he addresses a health issue: “Steve is one of the truly good guys in this business. You hope everything is OK with him and that he’s back on the bench soon.”
The Charlotte Hornets announced today that Head Coach Steve Clifford will be away from the team for the immediate future to address his health. Currently, there is no timetable for his return. Hornets Associate Head Coach Stephen Silas will serve as acting head coach. Out of respect for Clifford’s privacy, the Hornets will have no further comment at this time.
Charlotte Hornets PR: Head Coach Steve Clifford is not feeling well & did not attend @hornets shootaround. If unavailable tonight, associate HC Stephen Silas would serve as head coach vs ORL #BuzzCity