Kenny Atkinson will not take the Charlotte Hornets job. He will remain with Golden State Warriors

Kenny Atkinson will not take the Charlotte Hornets job. He will remain with Golden State Warriors

Kenny Atkinson says he will not be the next Kenny Atkinson Charlotte HornetsThe head coach will not be retained, but the Golden State Warriors Sources identified Adrian Wojnarowski as the top assistant.

Atkinson received the job offer during the NBA Finals. But, Atkinson decided to stay with the Warriors after more conversations.

According to sources, the Hornets have narrowed their search down to Atkinson. Terry Stotts (Mike D'Antoni) and Mike D'Antoni were the other finalists. Charlotte is searching for James Borrego's replacement. The former player had been with the Hornets for four seasons and was averaging 138-163 per season.

Atkinson was 118-193 in the three-plus year period with the Brooklyn NetsAfter a rebuild, he showed improvement each season until he was forced to resign after an injury-plagued season in 2019-20. He was with the team for the 2020-21 season. LA Clippers As an assistant to Steve Kerr before joining his staff in Golden State.

In all, he was an assistant for the NBA in nine seasons, including four with The NBA. New York KnicksThree with the Atlanta Hawks One each for the Clippers & Warriors

Six consecutive seasons of the Hornets' inability to reach the playoffs has been the longest in franchise history. It is also the second-longest active streak after the Kings (16). Charlotte still has many strengths as a team that went 43-39 during regular season to reach the playoffs, including All-Stars LaMelo Ball And Miles BridgesHe is set to become a restricted-free agent.

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