Found February 15, 2013 on
Ben Gordon may be on the market for those interested, but it sounds like buyers should beware.
Yahoo! Sports reports that the Bobcats are more likely to explore the possibility of trading the guard after an incident with head coach Mike Dunlap.
According to the report, Dunlap was trying to speak to the team prior to its game against the Celtics on Monday, but Gordon kept dribbling a ball. Gordon apparently also told his head coach that he need to “humble himself.”
Adding to the mess was the fact that general manager Rod Higgins was also in attendance, and one source mentioned in the Yahoo! report say the entire thing was “beyond disrespectful.”
The Bobcats didn’t suspend Gordon, though, but there might be a reason for that. The club didn’t take action because they reportedly didn’t want to lower his trade stock heading into next week’s trade deadline.
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The Charlotte Bobcats really got me. Perhaps it was in fact only me, but I had hopes that they’d get off to a decent start and maybe even be competitive in 2012-13. Turns out, for the first month anyways, I was right. The Bobcats were at one point 6-4, and exited November a reasonable 7-8. [...]
Ben Gordon's act of defiance toward Mike Dunlap has increased the Bobcats' motivation to trade him.
Charlotte Bobcats rookie Michael Kidd-Gilchrist lost a one-on-one basketball game to his boss. That sounds bad, until you realize the greatest basketball player of all time is the Bobcats’ majority owner.
Michael Jordan turns 50 on Sunday, and he was still able to beat the 19-year-old Gilchrist.
“It was hard for me,” the No. 2 pick in the 2012 NBA draft told USA Today. “I...
Desperate to unload Ben Gordon, the Charlotte Bobcats are offering the disgruntled shooting guard to the Toronto Raptors for Andrea Bargnani.
ESPN's Marc Stein reported that the Raptors don't appear to be interested in taking on Gordon with a bench full of younger, cheaper wings.
The Cats are "determined" to dump Gordon after the guard had several run ins...
Could Michael Jordan play at 50? I’m sure he could, and his longtime trainer, Tim Grover is prepared for the call. Grover says “Michael is still the best player on the Charlotte Bobcats.”
According to Adrian Wojnarowski, Yahoo! Sports:
On Jordan’s Hall of Fame induction speech: ”I heard that speech differently than everybody else,” Grover said. Grover heard Jordan raising...
Charlotte, N.C. -- The G.O.A.T, a moniker of reverence short for Greatest of All Time, is how Michael Jordans known by ardent hoops junkies.
To the center of his Charlotte Bobcats, Jordan is the palpable greeting to the realization of a lifelong dream.
That introduction didnt come when the draft card placard placing Bismack Biyombos name beside the Bobcats was slid in the spot...
Michael Jordan might be 50, but they don’t call him the greatest for nothing.
According to CSNHouston.com,19 year old Michael Kidd-Gilchrist, admitted to getting beat 1-on-1 by Michael Jordan. Kidd-gilchrist who plays for the Bobcats says Jordan, who is the majority owner of the Bobcats, beat him unexpectedly. He is 50 right?
“He did play me 1-on-1 one time,” Kidd-Gilchrist...
The NBA is more concerned with growing world wide and teams like the Charlotte Bobcats, while important to their individual markets, are simply inventory to spread the game globally, not necessarily to dominate a particular market. Basically, It doesn’t matter where the team plays to the upper levels of the NBA. New York, Los Angeles [...]
The Raptors are unlikely to trade Andrea Bargnani for Ben Gordon given the presence of Terrence Ross and Alan Anderson at shooting guard.
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