The Charlotte Hornets and Miles Bridges are holding talks on a new deal as he remains a restricted free agent.

There is optimism a deal between Bridges and the Hornets could be reached in the near future.

Bridges is expected to be suspended by the NBA for his no contest felony charge on a domestic violence incident. 

Bridges and Klutch Sports have been in contact with the Hornets and are are working together on Bridges' plans to work with local domestic violence groups and community organizations to start reacclimating himself to the Charlotte community.

During his three-year probation, Bridges will be required to complete 52 weeks of domestic violence counseling and 52 weeks of parenting classes and serve 100 hours of community service.