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Charlotte Hornets are reportedly finalizing a contract buyout with Michael Kidd-Gilchrist. The 26-year-old forward has been with the Hornets since 2012.

According to Adrian Wojnarowski, the Dallas Mavericks emerged as a potential suitor for Kidd-Gilchrist once he clears waivers.

This season the second overall pick in 2012 NBA Draft is averaging 4 points and 2.9 rebounds per game.