Found May 30, 2012 on Fox Sports:
Charlotte Bobcats owner Michael Jordan has eliminated fellow Hall of Famer Patrick Ewing from the team's coaching search, Yahoo! Sports reported Wednesday. Jordan reportedly called his close friend to notify him that he was no longer under consideration to take over the hapless franchise. Jordan has been roundly criticized for his handling of the team in recent years, with former coach Larry Brown accusing him last month of surrounding himself with yes-men. Ewing, now an assistant coach in Orlando, was interviewed for the position, but Jordan is reportedly favoring Hall of Famer Jerry Sloan, former Blazers coach Nate McMillan and Golden State assistant Mike Malone. A second round of talks with the three candidates is expected after the Bobcats learn their draft position at Wednesday night's lottery. The team, which finished with the worst winning percentage in NBA history in 2011-12, has a 25 percent chance of landing the top selection in the June 28 draft. Most believe former Kentucky star Anthony Davis will be the top pick. The 49-year-old Ewing, who battled Jordan's Bulls unsuccessfully in the 1990s as a New York Knick, is set to leave the Magic after the recent firing of head coach Stan Van Gundy.

Jordan tells Ewing he won't be Bobcats head coach

Charlotte Bobcats President of Basketball Operations Rod Higgins says the team will hire a new head coach within the next couple of weeks, but it won't be Patrick Ewing. Higgins said that owner Michael Jordan informed Ewing that the team plans to hire someone other than him to replace Paul Silas. Exactly who that is remains to be seen. Higgins says ''Patrick has a...

5 Reasons The Bobcats Will Get The #1 Pick!

If you look back in NBA history, we can recall many hmmm moments in the NBA Lottery. Remember when Patrick Ewing became the saviour of the Big Apple? I’m also sure you remember Tim Duncan going to San Antonio to be one of the Twin Towers when the Admiral was near the end of his [...]

Bobcats draft lottery party sparsely attended

The home of the Charlotte Bobcats, Time Warner Cable Arena, and the ownership held a Draft lottery party last night and the results were sad on many levels. In the actual arena there was only sadness on one level as barely anyone showed up, but when New Orleans landed the first pick you could feel the air come out of those 50 or so people that did show up. I want to get in there...

The Charlotte Bobcats draft party wasn't exactly well attended (Video)

Last night, the Charlotte Bobcats held an NBA Draft Lottery party at Time Warner Arena to get their fans psyched for the possibility of drafting Kentucky forward Anthony Davis.Well, the New Orleans Hornets won the first overall pick and the "fans" in attendance the party weren't exactly excited to lose out on Mr. Davis: (Courtesy of Cosby Sweaters)

Bobcats hope to beat odds, land No. 1 pick

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) -- The odds are stacked against Michael Jordan's Bobcats winning the NBA lottery Wednesday night and landing the No. 1 pick in the draft. It's a tough situation for Jordan because his struggling franchise can't afford yet another loss. The Bobcats finished with the worst winning percentage in league history (.106) after going 7-59 in the labor-shortened...

Lottery may change Bobcats' fortunes

The odds are stacked against Michael Jordan's Bobcats winning the NBA lottery Wednesday night and landing the No. 1 pick in the draft. It's a tough situation for Jordan because his struggling franchise can't afford yet another loss. The Bobcats finished with the worst winning percentage in league history (.106) after going 7-59 in the labor-shortened regular season...

Jordan tells Ewing he won't get Bobcats job

Another head-coaching job has gone by Patrick Ewing's wayside and it looks like the big guy didn't even make it to the second round. reports that Charlotte Bobcats owner Michael Jordan has informed his good pal Ewing that he will not get the vacant head-coaching position he interviewed for two weeks ago.  After an interview with Charlotte management, Jordan personally...

Ewing won't be next coach of Bobcats

Hall-of-Famer Patrick Ewing won't be the next coach in Charlotte. Bobcats president of basketball operations Rod Higgins told that said owner Michael Jordan told Ewing that he was out of the running to replace Paul Silas. "Patrick has a lot of great qualities as a coach and he will one day be a head coach," Higgins told Indiana Pacers assistant...

Knicks Legend Patrick Ewing No Longer Candidate For Bobcats Job

Though the Bobcats will continue their search for a new head coach, they will no longer be considering Knicks legend Patrick Ewing for the job.According to Yahoo! Sports, team owner Michael Jordan recently informed his former on-the-court rival that he was no longer a candidate for the job. While Ewing had a fallback plan when he first interviewed for the position (his existing...

Charlotte Bobcats Lose, In a Lottery

Can’t win for losing.  I mean seriously, the Hornets?  The Hornets, George Shinn ruined this city for NBA basketball and now, the Hornets get the Number One overall pick in the 2012 NBA Draft? I don’t even want to get into the conspiracy theories, because it’s so simple to look that direction.  I just want [...]

NASCAR WAGs: Jordan Fish Is A Former Bobcats Dancer & Dating Denny Hamlin

I don’t follow NASCAR much, but I do know that Denny Hamlin is a bit of a young gun on the left-turn-making-circuit. Of course we always assumed NASCAR drivers pulled decent trim, but Denny Hamlin hit it out of the park. It’s one thing to find a sexy Southern belle down in North Carolina. It’s a whole different game when you score a former NBA dancer! I’ve always argued that...

Van Gundy Accuses Bobcats Of Tanking Last Season

The Bobcats will have the most ping pong balls after one of the worst seasons in NBA history.

NBA Draft Lottery Odds

The NBA Draft lottery will be held Wednesday to determine the draft order of the top 14 picks. The Charlotte Bobcats, which was just 7-59, have a 25% chance of getting the top overall pick. Washington, which was 20-46, has a 19.9% opportunity of landing the top selection. The following is a look at the probability of the 14 teams of landing the top pick on June 28th.
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