Bobcats coach Clifford released from hospital

Updated: November 9, 2013

Charlotte, NC ( – The Charlotte Bobcats updated the
condition of head coach Steve Clifford.

“Bobcats Head Coach Steve Clifford was released from the hospital this
morning. He is resting comfortably at home and looks forward to re-joining the
team soon,” said team president of basketball operations in a Saturday

Clifford had two stents placed in his heart during a procedure Friday after
suffering chest pains during a dinner.

Clifford was admitted to the hospital Thursday night and underwent testing on
Friday morning, leading doctors to conclude he needed the procedure.

Patrick Ewing, the former Knicks great and Bobcats associate head coach, led
Charlotte in its 101-91 loss Friday night against New York.