Posted May 29, 2012 on AP on Fox
The odds are against Michael Jordan's Bobcats winning the NBA lottery Wednesday night and landing the No. 1 pick in the draft. That's too bad for Jordan because he could certainly use it to ignite his struggling franchise. The Bobcats finished with the worst winning percentage in league history (.106) after going 7-59 in the labor-shortened regular season. While they'll select no lower than fourth overall, the Bobcats have a 25 percent chance of landing the prized prospect in this year's draft class - forward Anthony Davis from Kentucky. History isn't on Charlotte's side. The team with the worst record in the league hasn't won the NBA lottery since 2004. The last team to do it was the Orlando Magic, who used that No. 1 pick to select Dwight Howard.

Smart move …Magic prepared to move Howard!

The Orlando Magic are reportedly ready to part ways with enigmatic center Dwight Howard!Okay, Eye On Sports NBA fans, how many of you are absolutely sick and tired of all the drama surrounding Dwight Howard and the Orlando Magic and just want to see their failed marriage come to a swift end?Well, apparently, the Magic are tired of dealing with Howard’s nonsense and are prepared...

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Anthony Davis is to the Magic as Dwight Howard is to the... Magic?

The NBA Conference Finals are in full swing but it's not the only piece of NBA business happening right now.  NBA scouts are going to gyms all over the country looking for their team's next player.  The picture isn't 100 percent clear yet but it will be Wednesday night when the NBA does its annual draft lottery to determine the order of the top 14 picks.  No matter...

Williams Denies He Will Leave Nets If Howard Isn't Acquired

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Stan Van Gundy will reportedly take a year off from coaching

After eventful year in Orlando where he admitted Dwight Howard wanted him fired despite Howard denying it, Stan Van Gundy was eventually fired. And with open jobs in Charlotte, Portland, and possibly Los Angeles (Clippers), Van Gundy was obviously a candidate for at least one, if not all of those jobs. But according to the NY Daily News, Van Gundy won’t be coaching any of those...

Bobcats hope draft lottery answers a cry for help

After the worst season in NBA history, the Charlotte Bobcats could use a player like Anthony Davis. Unfortunately for Michael Jordan's team, it's been a long time since lottery luck shined on the team needing it most. The Bobcats hope that trend ends Wednesday, when they have the best odds of earning the No. 1 pick in next month's draft. Charlotte has a 25 percent...

Jeff Van Gundy takes shots at the Orlando Magic

ESPN NBA commentator (and former Knicks and Rockets coach) Jeff Van Gundy had some choice words for Dwight Howard and Orlando Magic CEO Jeff Martins on Friday. Van Gundy has some personal connection to the rumored Howard-endorsed firing of Magic head coach Stan Van Gundy, his brother. “To hide behind the fact or try to make everyone believe that Dwight Howard didn’t have a...

U.S. Mens Basketball Final Roster To Be Selected July 7th, Who Will Grab The Last Two Spots?

An injury-prone NBA season has now affected the largest stage in sports, the Olympic Games. Just 18 healthy players remain in the U.S. pool following disheartening injuries to superstars Derrick Rose & Dwight Howard.  The team, that was supposed to be chosen by June 18th, will now be selected on July 7th after four candidates were eliminated due to injury.  USA Basketball...
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