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Michael Kidd-Gilchrist plays for the Bobcats, meaning he has to do something amazingly good or amazingly bad to get people’s attention.
Last week, he did something amazingly bad when his 19-year-old body couldn’t take down just-about-50-year-old Michael Jordan. But this week, the rookie has redeemed himself somewhat with a stellar dunk.
Kidd-Gilchrist, who is averaging 9.1 points and 5.7 rebounds a game for Charlotte, threw down a reaching, one-armed jammed over the Pistons’ Greg Monroe in Wednesday night’s game. So, while the kid may not be able to beat Mike in a game of one-on-one, he’s at least on the way toward looking like him.
Check out the dunk in the video below.
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I first scouted Michael Kidd-Gilchrist back in 2008 when he was just a slender sophomore at St. Patrick’s High School. Playing alongside the likes of Kyrie Irving and Dexter Strickland, it was MKG who was the chief product of the hoops hype machine — the next big thing. He had all the physical gifts in the world and...
I’m so excited about the Bobcats trading Hakim Warrick to the Magic for Josh McRoberts! Not because I think the trade will matter much—seriously, Weird Al Yankovic albums have more significance than this deal—but because it frees me up from having to think about last night’s loss to the Pistons. Against Detroit, the Bobcats sandwiched [...]
There haven't been much for Charlotte Bobcats fans to cheer about this season but last night, rookie Michael Kidd-Gilchrist decided to bring the fans to their feet with this epic poster dunk.Watch as Michael rises up against Detroit Pistons center Greg Monroe and throws it down rather emphatically:
ESPN’s Marc Stein reported Thursday that the Celtics were interested in signing former Bobcat forward, D.J. White, to a 10-day contract. Doc Rivers confirmed that the Celtics are indeed brining in White prior to Boston’s game in Phoenix Friday night.
In his fifth year out of Indiana, the power forward averaged 21.6 points, 9.7 rebounds, and 1.3 blocks per game with the Shanghai...
At 22-34, this season hasn’t been kind to the Pistons. But when you travel to Charlotte, you expect things to look fine and dandy as the Bobcats are a horrific 13-41. And while the Pistons came away with a 105-99 win, it didn’t come easy – especially for Pistons big man Greg Monroe. Monroe took some punishment from Bobcats’ rookie Michael Kidd-Gilchrist.
Tweet When the Charlotte Bobcats selected Michael Kidd-Gilchrist with the second-overall pick in the 2012 NBA Draft, they knew they were getting a kid with a ton of athleticism and energy. He put his athletic ability on display on Wednesday night against the Pistons with this dunk: Greg Monroe probably had to call somebody and [...]
CHARLOTTE, N.C. - It wasn't hard to figure out Friday night why the Charlotte Bobcats have the worst record in the NBA.
You didn't even have to look at the scoreboard, the one reading 105-75 in favor of the Chicago Bulls.
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According to ESPN:
A person familiar with the situation says the Charlotte Bobcats have acquired Josh McRoberts from the Orlando Magic in exchange for Hakim Warrick.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) -- The Charlotte Bobcats acquired Josh McRoberts from the Orlando Magic on Thursday in exchange for Hakim Warrick in a trade involving two backup veteran forwards.
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Warrick, in his eighth NBA season, was acquired earlier...
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Steve Bulpett has reported a shortlist of five names:
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When you are a 6-11 NBA center, the last thing you want happening to you is having a someone dunk on you and putting you on a poster. Unfortunately for Pistons' Greg Monroe, it happened to him last night courtesy of Bobcats rookie Michael Kidd-Gilchrist.
In the fourth quarter, Kidd-Gilchrist went in the paint with one dribble, took his allowed two steps, went straight for the...
Just a few days after Michael Kidd-Gilchrist said that he lost a one-on-one game with Michael Jordan he pulls out one of the more impressive dunks of the NBA season. Check him out in the video below Posterizing Greg Monroe of the Detroit Pistons.
The Pistons would get the last laugh and beat the Bobcats 105-99 behind the 19 points of Monroe. I would personally go with...