Hornets mourn loss of longtime assistant James McCullough

CHARLOTTE — The Charlotte Hornets are mourning the loss of one of their longtime teammates and an original member of the organization.

James McCullough started with the Hornets as a locker room attendant and, more recently, as an equipment manager.

He went on to serve with the team for more than 25 years.

The Hornets told Channel 9′s Dashawn Brown that McCullough had been battling health issues since 2017 but had tremendous passion for its players and staff.

On Wednesday morning, Hornets legend Muggsy Bogues tweeted his condolences.

Bogues said the two shared special times and McCullough will truly be missed.

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