Charlotte Hornets GM Mitch Kupchak signs multiyear contract extension 3:42 PM ET Associated Press CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Mitch Kupchak has signed a multiyear contract extension Thursday to remain general manager of the Charlotte Hornets . Kupchak's contract was set to expire this summer. "For better or for worse, I will be here for the next couple of years," Kupchak said on a videoconference call. He would not say when the contract expires. Editor's Picks Sources: Hornets eye D'Antoni; interviews begin 16d Adrian Wojnarowski The 67-year-old Kupchak will continue to lead the team's search for a coach . He said the team already has interviewed "eight to 10 candidates" and could speak with a few more over the next week or so. He prefers to make a hire in the next two weeks and at the very latest before the June 23 NBA draft.