Hornets GM Mitch Kupchak mum on a Russell Westbrook trade

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Charlotte Hornets general manager Mitch Kupchak wouldn’t directly address whether he’d be interested in acquiring Russell Westbrook.But speaking generically, Kupchak didn’t sound like trading for a veteran star was likely right now.“Does it make sense to add a big-time veteran player? At first glance, you might say no,” Kupchak said in a pre-draft media call Friday.“But it is my job to research every opportunity. If it’s something I feel needs pursuing, I’d pursue it and bring it to ownership.”Stadium’s Shams Charania reported Thursday that the Hornets are a “potential suitor…

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