Charlotte Bobcats: Gerald Henderson Contract Grade
By Mike Elworth: Owner and Publisher/HoopStuff….
Contract: 3 years, 18 million
Analysis: The Bobcats have done the expected and resigned starting shooting guard, Gerald Henderson. This is an excellent move for the Bobcats, as Henderson was their second leading scorer last season, only behind Kemba Walker, he is a talented perimeter defender and he is a very solid fit on the team. Last season he improved as a 3 point shooter, averaging 5.8% better than his career average and became at least an average long distance shooter, which was and is still a big weakness on this team and if he continues to improve in this area, he will be even more important to the team, as only Ben Gordon is an above average shooter on the Bobcats. He is a solid two way player and if last season was any indication, he should keep improving on offense. Along with Michael Kidd Gilchrist, he creates a very talented defensive wing tandem as well. The money is al...