Statement from Jeff Bower

Tuesday, July 6, 2010
By: Jim Eichenhofer, Hornets.com

The following is a statement from Hornets General Manager Jeff Bower in regards to his recent conversations with the New Jersey Nets organization:
"I appreciate the interest shown by the New Jersey Nets to discuss the opportunity with me to head up their basketball operations. At this time, however, it is not the right fit for the Nets or myself. I remain focused on improving our Hornets roster on a daily basis."