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We're back with a look at another one of the key returning players from our 'Cats, Michael Kidd-Gilchrist.
Weight: 232 lbs
Years Pro: 1
2012 Per Game Stats: 9.0 points, 1.5 assists, 5.8 rebounds, .7 steals, .9 blocks, 1.3 turnovers
If you ask anybody what the next step in developing MKG's game is, they would say that he needs to become a more consistent jump shooter, and new shooting coach Mark Price has his work cut out for him. On shots outside the paint (midrange jumpers and three pointers), MKG shot an awful 28.9%! That number is really going to need to increase this coming year if the Bobcats plan to play Al Jefferson and Bismack Biyombo at the same time, because neither of them have an outside jump shot and opposing defense can pack the paint due to the lack of shooters on the floor, which will lead to contested lay-ups, forced midrange shots, and a stagnant offense overall.....
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Charlotte Bobcats: Best and Worst Moves of the Off Season
By Mike Elworth: Owner and Publisher/HoopStuff
Best Move: Drafting Cody Zeller (4th Overall)
- Many were surprised when the Bobcats drafted Zeller over “better” big man prospects, like Nerlens Noel and Alex Len, as well as two guard, Ben McLemore, but Zeller is an underrated player. He was overrated for so long that he...
The Charlotte Bobcats defeated the D-League Select by a final score of 85-75 in Summer League play on Saturday.
Abdul Gaddy had 17 points on 6-for-7 shooting.
Darnell Jackson had 12 points and nine rebounds, while Kyle Weaver had 10 points in 15 minutes.
There’s nothing like having a pro basketball player with an elite pedigree join your basketball team. That is, unless they’re one of Michael Jordan’s sons or one of the many, many spawns of pro players that simply don’t live up to their last name. But that shouldn’t stop the Charlotte Bobcats from giving Patrick Ewing [...]
The Clippers and free-agent center Byron Mullens reached agreement on a two-year contract Saturday, according to NBA executives who were not authorized to speak publicly on the matter.
Mullens deal is worth about 1 million per season. He can opt out of the contract after one season.
Mullens is expected to sign his contract with the Clippers on Monday or Tuesday.
The 7-foot Mullens...
The Los Angeles Clippers have signed free agent center Byron Mullens, who has played the last two seasons in Charlotte.
The 7-foot Mullens averaged a career-high 10.6 points and 6.4 rebounds in 53 games last season with the Bobcats.
Mullens was drafted with the 24th overall pick in 2009 by the Dallas Mavericks and traded on draft night to Oklahoma City. He played in 26 games for...
The Los Angeles Clippers have reached agreement on a two-year, $2 million contact with Byron Mullens.
Mullens will hold a player option for the second year of the deal, according to a source.
Mullens, 24, averaged 11.4 points and 7.1 rebounds in 41 starts for the Charlotte Bobcats last season.
Free-agent 7-footer Byron Mullens has reached agreement on a two-year, $2 million contract with the Los Angeles Clippers, league sources told Yahoo! Sports.
Mullens will hold a player's option for the second year of the deal, a source said.
The center is one more addition for the Clippers in a summer of deals that included re-signing All-Star Chris Paul and acquiring guards...