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Jeff Peterson’s job rebuilding the Hornets won’t be easy. Here’s his early to-do list

Not much more evidence was needed, not with the Charlotte Hornets already holding a laundry list of examples in a lost season that can’t end soon enough.

Just in case, though, the Hornets’ 111-99 loss to Milwaukee at Spectrum Center on Thursday night showed once again how far the organization has to go to reach the level of the Bucks or any other team with championship pedigree. That distance is akin to walking the entire 668 miles of Interstate 85 stretching from Petersburg, Va. to Montgomery, Al. — while wearing a 100-pound backpack in full hiking gear.