Friday, June 13, 2014

Rod Higgins no longer Hornets president

Big news for the Charlotte Hornets, announced at 12:20 on a Friday morning right after Game 4 of the NBA Finals.

Breaking News: Rod Higgins resigns as Hornets Team President of Basketball Operations. Rich Cho remains GM.

Rod Higgins has been GM of the Bobcats/Hornets since 2007. Rich Cho will continue as the Hornets General Manager.

From the press release: The Charlotte Hornets today announced Rod Higgins has stepped down as the team's President of Basketball Operations, effective immediately.

"I would like to thank Rod for his seven years of dedication to this organization," said Charlotte Hornets Chairman Michael Jordan. "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."

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