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Wednesday, December 22nd, 2010 at 7:18 pm  |  18 responses

Paul Silas Replaces Brown in Charlotte

A few hours after announcing the departure of head coach Larry Brown, the Charlotte Bobcats have announced the hiring of Paul Silas as interim coach. NBA.com has more: “Charlotte Bobcats Chairman and CEO Michael Jordan today named Paul Silas interim head coach of the team, effective immediately. In 10 seasons as an NBA head coach, Silas has a career record of 355-400 with the Clippers (1980-83), Hornets (1999-2003) and Cavaliers (2003-05). He has also spent 11 seasons as an assistant coach for the Hornets, Knicks, Nets and Suns.”

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  • http://www.twitter.com/notebooknick NotebookNick

    I’ve been waiting for him to get back at it. It’s too bad he got this team.

  • http://www.need4sheed.com Tarzan Cooper

    That was quick….. ……. ….. … I was wondering if he retired cuz his name never came up when there were job openings.

  • http://www.google.com/news BETCATS

    Hoot hoot! Paul Silas said coaching the Bobcats was his dream job after Sam Vincent was fired. Well Paul, dreams do come true. I am so excited about this.

  • the nerve

    its a wrap. lottery

  • the nerve

    jordan a clown man. straight clown.

  • http://theurbangriot.com The Nupe

    Interim coaches are generally pretty quick and easy decisions (no choice but to be quick). It will be interesting to see who lands this job for next season and beyond, already Pat Ewing and Mike Brown have been mentioned as replacements. Yahoo even mentioned that Charlse Oakley may be a potential candidate.

  • the nerve

    it’d b cool if jordan give pewing a head coach gig

  • http://slamonline.com Bryan Crawford

    Paul Silas… meh.

  • http://aspov.blogspot.com Cheryl

    I’ve been looking forward to Silas back in the coaching ranks. I think he’d be great for a young talented team. Now, the Cats need to blow up the team and get some young guns.

  • http://www.kb24.com The Seed

    I thought Paul Silas was put out in the pasture somewhere coaching a High School team in North Carolina. MIKE BROWN who MIKE BROWN who MIKE BROWN should get the J.O.B so he can again be HINC. BOOK IT!

  • http://www.kb24.com The Seed

    HINC stands for Head Interim Now Coach!!!

  • http://www.kb24.com The Seed

    HINC stands for Head Interim Now Coach.

  • http://www.michaelcho.com M Cho

    Bobcats won’t get any better, but it’s nice to see Paul Silas back. I always liked that dude.

  • http://itsahardwoodlife.blogspot.com omphalos

    Bobcats need to get rid of Stephen Jackson, Boris Diaw and go young.

  • http://dodgers.com Joey E.

    forgot about Paul Silas.

  • Hambone

    @ omphaios..Who is Go Young? Is he the chinese back up centre? I wouldnt get rid of him,he`s quite good

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