Steve Clifford released from hospital

Head coach Steve Clifford of the Charlotte Bobcats directs his players in the first quarter against the New York Knicks at Madison Square Garden on November 5, 2013
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Charlotte Bobcats head coach Steve Clifford is released from hospital after having two stents placed in his heart.

Charlotte Bobcats coach Steve Clifford has been released from hospital following a successful procedure on his heart.

Clifford was admitted to hospital after suffering chest pains on Thursday evening and tests revealed that he would need two stents inserted.

The 52-year-old revealed to Yahoo Sports that he was "feeling a lot better" and he is not expected to be on the sidelines for too much longer.

Patrick Ewing took charge of the Bobcats for their loss to the New York Knicks on Friday.

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