When Bismack Biyombo put up 14 points and grabbed 14 rebounds in a loss to Milwaukee back in early April, the performance did not really resonate around the league for one fact: this was the Charlotte Bobcats and they were mired in an NBA worst 23-game losing streak.
But remove the Cats' catastrophic seven whole wins from the season and you are left with a development plan still in the making as new head coach Mike Dunlap figures out exactly what kind of mess he got himself into.
Thankfully the potential and upside of Biyombo is worth taking interest in.
What has transpired since Dunlap took over the head coaching job on June 22, is the beginning of a common bond between Dunlap and Biyombo this summer that should pay off during the season.
"Not everyone wants to work with you as much as he does. I always appreciate someone who is going to do that," Biyombo said about his offseason development under Coach Dunlap.
"I'm learning a lot about the game. We...