Charles Barkley spoke, the Trail Blazers listened, and on Sunday night Barkley got paid.
The team heard about Sir Charles saying it still owed him money for a trip to Portland he took years ago to personally lobby for a trade. (Based on this 2015 Sports Illustrated story, the meeting happened in 1992, right before the 76ers traded Barkley to the Suns.)
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Barkley gave out a number for this personal expense, too: $1,197. Not sure if he charged interest and/or factored in inflation.
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Cho has been the GM of the Hornets since 2011 and assumed day-to-day responsibilities in 2014.
“It’s been a privilege to serve as the Charlotte Hornets’ general manager for the past seven years,” said Cho. “I want to thank Michael Jordan, Curtis Polk, and the entire organization for giving me that opportunity, and for their support since that moment. I also want to thank the basketball and business operations staffs, Head Coach Steve Clifford and his staff, and our players for their commitment to excellence and success. Charlotte is a special city with deeply loyal fans and I will always be grateful for my experience with the franchise.”
The Hornets are now eyeing former Lakers general manager Mitch Kupchak to take over for Cho, according Wholesale Jerseys From China to ESPN.com, which cited league sources.
Kupchak won two titles with the Lakers as their GM before he was ousted in favor of Magic Johnson and Rob Pelinka.
Another possibility for Charlotte is Rockets executive vice president of basketball operations Gersson Rosas, according to the report.
Charlotte is facing the possibility of missing the playoffs for the Wholesale NFL Jerseys Free Shipping second year in a row with a 24-33 record.