"I really know this team and I think I understand this team better than anyone because I've had them for a whole year," Silas said. "So I hope I can be a part of making some decisions as to who we bring in here... All I want to do is see this team be successful. The people in Charlotte deserve it."
Silas entered the season with a career coaching mark of 380-429 and a 13-16 mark in the playoffs in 11 seasons as an NBA coach. He previously coached the San Diego Clippers, Charlotte Hornets, New Orleans Hornets and Cleveland Cavaliers.
As for Silas' assistant coaches, their contracts expire on June 30. No decision has been made as to their future.
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