Posted June 26, 2013 on AP on Fox
General manager Rich Cho said the Charlotte Bobcats are open to trading the No. 4 pick in this year's NBA draft - as long as it doesn't entail parting ways with small forward Michael Kidd-Gilchrist. Cho on Wednesday refuted internet reports that Charlotte is considering dealing last year's No. 2 overall pick. ''We're not shopping MKG,'' Cho said during a predraft press conference. ''We're very happy with MKG.'' However, Cho said the Bobcats are exploring all options with the fourth pick Thursday night, including trading up or trading down to acquire a veteran player or additional draft picks. Cho said the team is fielding a lot of calls and the Bobcats are ''looking at every opportunity.'' He also said the Bobcats have made calls to other teams inquiring about potential trade scenarios, but indicated nothing is imminent. The Bobcats explored their options prior to last year's draft as well, when they held t...
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