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Mitch Kupchak has resigned as president of basketball operations for the Charlotte Hornets, according to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski.
Wojnarowski reported there’s already a projected shortlist for the vacancy:
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Among several league executives expected to be considered in the process: New Orleans GM Trajan Langdon, Brooklyn assistant GM Jeff Peterson, Cleveland GM Mike Gansey, Philadelphia GM Elton Brand, and others, sources tell ESPN. <a href=”https://t.co/WckDSYBLBT”>https://t.co/WckDSYBLBT</a>
Kupchak’s departure comes less than a week after the NBA trade deadline passed. He helped set the stage for a rebuild by dealing Gordon Hayward and P.J. Washington shortly before the deadline, while Terry Rozier had been shipped out in January.
This article will be updated soon to provide more information and analysis.