The Charlotte Hornets are planning to pick up the team option on head coach James Borrego’s contract for the 2021-22 season.
Source: Shams Charania/The Athletic
ANALYSIS: Borrego led the Hornets to a 33-39 record and a loss in the opening round of the Play-In tournament. Under Borrego's leadership, third overall pick LaMelo Ball emerged as one of the leading candiates for Rookie of the Year. The former Spurs assistant will stay on for his fourth season as Charlotte's head coach.