Basketball

Charlotte Hornets coach Steve Clifford throws full support behind Michael Kidd-Gilchrist

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Hornets coach Steve Clifford emphatically threw his support behind Michael Kidd-Gilchrist on Friday, saying the often-criticized small forward is a significant contributor and will continue to start. The five-year NBA veteran has been widely criticized for his offensive deficiencies and his awkward-looking jump shot, but Clifford insists the former No. 2 overall […]