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Monday, July 13, 2020

Mitch Kupchak roasted for bizarre comment about Terry Rozier

Mitch Kupchak face

Charlotte Hornets GM Mitch Kupchak isn’t doing much to ease concerns about the big payday that he just gave to Terry Rozier.

Addressing reporters Saturday after the Hornets completed their free agent acquisition of Rozier, Kupchak made a rather bizarre comment about his new point guard, saying that he would have been a lottery pick in this year’s draft.

The problem here is that Rozier is a 25-year-old about to enter his fifth NBA season. With the team committing three years and $58 million to him to boot, Kupchak was promptly roasted on Twitter for the strange remark.

Rozier has some pretty big shoes to fill after longtime Hornets point guard Kemba Walker left in free agency to sign with the Boston Celtics (Rozier’s former team). As for Kupchak, this is probably the worst that he has looked since his days with the Los Angeles Lakers.

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