Nobody posts the worst winning percentage of all-time then sprints toward the playoffs. Not unless they draft a young Michael Jordan, anyway.
Unfortunately for the Charlotte Bobcats, Jordan is retired and sticking to his role as team owner.
But there does appear to be some good news. Namely, the fact the Bobcats sort of reshaped the roster -- adding No. 2 overall draft pick Michael Kidd-Gilchrist, as well as veterans Ben Gordon, Brendan Haywood and Ramon Sessions.
On top of that, theres the anticipated maturation of youngsters such as Kemba Walker, Bismack Biyombo and Gerald Henderson.
Is it the stuff championships are made of? Well, no. But it is reason for some buzz, which is pretty much a new concept in these parts.
On the floor, it will likely be a rocky road again. You dont hire a first-time NBA head coach (as the Bobcats did in Mike Dunlap), roll out the ball and expect fireworks.
But when youre the Bobcats, big explosions arent necessary. Theyll be happy with a small s...