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Report: Hornets finalizing buyout with Michael Kidd-Gilchrist

Forward could land with Dallas after buyout.

Charlotte Hornets forward Michael Kidd-Gilchrist stands on the court prior to the game against the Oklahoma City Thunder at Spectrum Center. Jeremy Brevard-USA TODAY Sports

The Charlotte Hornets and F Michael Kidd-Gilchrist are finalizing a contract buyout, ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski and Tim MacMahon reported Saturday.

The report states that MKG could land with the Mavericks after the buyout is completed. The Mavs could use some help on defense on the wing and more depth doesn’t hurt. Luka Doncic and Kristaps Porzingis have dealt with injuries this season and Dwight Powell is done for the year.