What did the coaching staff do about Gerald Henderson’s horrible initial shooting this season?
Absolutely nothing because they thought the Charlotte Bobcats shooting guard was doing nothing wrong.
“Every guy goes through one of those,” coach Steve Clifford said after Henderson scored a season-high 23 points in the Bobcats’ 92-90 victory against the Toronto Raptors. “His (slump) happened to be in the first three games. Everything he does (form-wise) makes sense to me.
“I’ve watched enough film of him, and coached enough against him, to know he was going to be all right.”
Maybe so, but Henderson’s 10-of-36 shooting was pretty gruesome those first three games. He started to get it together in New York Tuesday, scoring 18 points against the Knicks on 5-of-13 shooting. Then Wednesday he was spectacular, making six of his first seven and 10-of-17 for the game.
Henderson missed his last attempt against the Raptors, but all he really needed in that situation was to hit the rim from 26 ...