Bristow resigns as Hornets' GM; Bower named as replacement
By Jeff Latzke, The Associated Press
OKLAHOMA CITY — Allan Bristow resigned as general manager of the New Orleans Hornets on Saturday, citing health concerns.
Bristow, 52, took over as the Hornets' general manager in June, when Bob Bass retired. He helped oversee the Hornets' temporary move to Oklahoma City, which was prompted by Hurricane Katrina.
"The stress and strain of the last month took a serious toll on various health problems that I was already facing before the hurricane," Bristow said in a statement. "After consulting with my physician, it became clear that stepping down was the only decision that made sense for me and my family."