CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Charlotte Hornets head coach Steve Clifford will return to the hardwood full-time starting January 16.

Clifford was sidelined by a medical condition last month but has since been medically cleared. Associate head coach Stephen Silas took his place in the interim.

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Clifford will attend practice on January 16 ahead of the game against the Washington Wizards on January 17.