Mitch Kupchak is stepping down as the President of Basketball Operations for the Charlotte Hornets. Kupchak is moving into an advisory with Charlotte.

The Hornets will immediately begin a search for a new head of basketball operations. Some executives under consideration are New Orleans Pelicans general manager Trajan Langdon, Brooklyn Nets assistant GM Jeff Peterson, Cleveland Cavaliers GM Mike Gansey, Philadelphia 76ers GM Elton Brand, as well as other candidates.