Hornets Meet With Kevin Pritchard For GM Job

kirklan coker Contributor IJuly 15, 2010

SEATTLE - APRIL 1:  Head coach Kevin Pritchard of the Portland Trail Blazers claps during the game against the Seattle Sonics at Key Arena on April 1, 2005 in Seattle, Washington.  The Sonics won 89-87.  NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this Photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement.  (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)
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      The New Olreans hornets have reportaly disscused their oppeing at the GM position with the repesentative of former Portland Trailblazers GM Kevin Prichard at the las vegas summer leauge. leauge sources say that new orleans hornets team president Hugh Weber has met with Warren Legaire,Prichard's agent,to talk about the opening at the GM postion,created by the hornets firing jeff bower on Tuesday.           

     Prichard worked with the hornets head coach Monty Willams in Portland. Prichard helped rebuild the trailblazers in 3 years by aquiring Brandon Roy,Lamarcus Alderage,Nicoulus Batum,Jerryd Bayless,and Marcus Camby in separte deals,and helped the blazers to become a contender. prichard was fired by the trailblazers when he fell out of favor of the ownership and when a reported draft night deal to send chris paul to Portland fell thorugh. Prichard is the immedate favorite for the job.