Headlines

Hornets’ Rod Higgins Abruptly Steps Down

Basketball Insiders profile picture
Updated 1 year ago on

1 min read

Disclosure
We sometimes use affiliate links in our content, when clicking on those we might receive a commission – at no extra cost to you. By using this website you agree to our terms and conditions and privacy policy.

(Rod) Higgins stepped down from his duties as the top basketball decision-maker of the newly rebranded Hornets in a move announced by the team at 12:22 a.m. ET Friday. The news release came shortly after Game 4 of the NBA Finals had ended, an unusual move without much clarification offered for the abruptness.

Rich Cho will remain general manager and assume responsibility for the team’s basketball operations. He will report to Jordan and Vice Chairman Curtis Polk.

“I would like to thank Rod for his seven years of dedication to this organization,” Hornets owner Michael Jordan said in the release. “Rod has been a consummate professional throughout his time with the team. Thanks to his hard work and commitment, we have an improved roster and we are poised for success in the future. Rod was of great help to me as I navigated my first four years as majority owner of this franchise. I wish him all the best.”

via USA TODAY Sports

Join our Telegram channel for our exclusive free betting tips, picks and offers.

The next evolution of basketball news, information and rumors.

Trending Now