Posted July 08, 2013 on AP on Fox
Bobcats coach Steve Clifford knows center Bismack Biyombo's offensive game is still a long way from a finished product. And he's OK with that. Clifford said Monday he wants Biyombo's focus next season on becoming a dominant rebounder and ''anchor of our defense.'' Biyombo, the No. 7 overall pick in the 2011 NBA draft, has demonstrated in two seasons he doesn't have a great jump shot, needs help on his low post moves and his free throw shooting can be a liability. But Clifford believes all of that will improve in due time. ''I love his attention to detail,'' Clifford said Biyombo, who won't turn 21 until August. ''I love his effort on the practice floor and I love his coachability. And that's a good place to start. Step-by-step, we're still learning. But I know the game is important to him, he's hard working and he's bright. So when you have (those qualities) you have a chance to get better.'' Biyombo is buying into Clifford's program. He wants to become a better defender and ...
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