Found June 29, 2012 on BobcatsPlanet:
PLAYERS: Ben Gordon
TEAMS: Charlotte Hornets
If I asked you for your ultimate set of maneuvers that shaped the Bobcats roster the day after the NBA Draft, would Ben Gordon, Michael Kidd-Gilchrist and Jeff Taylor be your additions?  Not many if any would have said “Yes, please!” Incredibly, the second overall pick wasn’t traded, not to any of the 5 teams with standing [...]

Augustin, Brown get qualifying offers from Bobcats

Bobcats president of basketball operations Rod Higgins says the team has extended qualifying offers Friday to guard D.J. Augustin and forward Derrick Brown, making them restricted free agents. The qualifying offers allow the Bobcats to match any contract offer the players receive from another team. Augustin was selected by the Bobcats with the ninth overall pick in the 2008 NBA...

Bobcats Confuse Fans With Series of Moves That Make Total Sense

The week didn’t get off to a roaring start with the announcement of the team’s new “database,” as profiled by Rick Bonnell on Saturday.  According to the article, with this new 6-figure costing database, “You can instantly look up year-by-year statistics for Boston Celtics great Bill Russell … or any other player in NBA history. [...]

Will Charlotte's trade on Tuesday impact their draft strategy?

The short answer is no. If you look at the picture even Ben Gordon thinks my headline was a feeble attempt to link a relatively meaningless trade that took place late last night to the NBA Draft tomorrow. The long answer, though, is that Charlotte's trade with Detroit for Ben Gordon may justify the draft pick they were about to make anyways a little bit more. If Charlotte...

Bobcats select Vanderbilt's Taylor with 31st pick

The Charlotte Bobcats have taken Vanderbilt small forward Jeff Taylor with the 31st overall pick in the NBA draft. The Bobcats followed up their first-round pick of Kentucky small forward Michael Kidd-Gilchrist on Thursday night by selecting Taylor, another player who is considered a good scorer from the wing. The 6-foot-7, 225-pound Taylor averaged 16.1 points, second-best in the...

Bobcats Draft Michael Kidd-Gilchrist

Bobcats general manager, Rich Cho, was undoubtedly fielding trade calls all the way up until decision time. The Bobcats stood firm and surprised some people with their draft pick.

Pistons Trade Ben Gordon, Future First-Round Pick to Bobcats for Corey Maggette

DETROIT -- The Detroit Pistons traded guard Ben Gordon and a future first-round draft choice to the Charlotte Bobcats on Tuesday for swingman Corey Maggette, shedding about $15 million in salary. Gordon averaged 12.5 points last season, including a 45-point outing at Denver in which he tied his own NBA record by making nine 3-pointers without a miss. The NBA's Sixth Man of the...

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Go MKG!Can't wait to see the new look of the team with Ben Gordon and company #newera 

Ben Gordon Trade Gives Joe Dumars an Opportunity to Redeem Himself

Dumars, at a pretty high cost with a first-round pick heading out, just bought himself another crack as a player in free agency. Will he come through? Continue reading →

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