Jed and Buzz Peterson, Charlotte Hornets Assistant General Manager, discuss the North Carolina natives extensive resume. As a Division-I head coach, Peterson led Tulsa to the NIT championship. As a player, Peterson was a McDonald’s All-American at Asheville High School and was named North Carolina’s Player of the Year and Athlete of the Year in 1981. An integral part of UNC’s 1982 national championship team on the court, off the court he was the roommate of Tar Heel legend Michael Jordan. Peterson discusses working in alignment with Jordan in Charlotte as the Hornets seek a playoff berth next season.
Episode 005 - "23" - featuring Buzz Peterson (Charlotte Hornets Asst GM, former D1 HC, former UNC player)
The Live Period
If you've been living in a cave for a month, you may have missed the first two episodes of the 10-part documentary release of "One Last Dance" - the Michael Jordan documentary. We talk all things MJ - with a man who knows him better than most, Buzz Peterson. Friends since high school, Peterson and MJ were teammates and roommates at UNC - and work together now on the Charlotte Hornets executive team. Besides a very successful career as a player and executive, Peterson was also a D1 Head Coach from 1996 to 2014.
Kroeger is joined by Assistant GM, Buzz Peterson. Kroeger and Buzz discuss his successful high school career leading to his time at UNC, becoming close with Michael Jordan, what makes UNC so special and his path from college coach to front office.
Kroeger is once again joined by Assistant GM, Buzz Peterson. Kroeger and Buzz discuss working under Mitch Kupchak, evaluating the offseason for the Hornets and the changes being made on and off the court for the organization.