Found July 20, 2013 on BobcatsPlanet:
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 [...]

Charlotte Bobcats: Best and Worst Moves of the Off Season

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...

Summer League Impressions: How the Young Bobcats Core Looks in Action

It's been nearly 19 days into July, and over the course of roughly 4 weeks, the Bobcats have seen an incredible amount of change. Coaches have changed, Al Jefferson signed a pretty big deal here, and there was a lot of confusion/uneasy/downright anger surrounding the pick of Cody Zeller. So it only makes sense that fans should be looking at the Las Vegas Summer League with a...

Looking More In Depth: Michael Kidd-Gilchrist

We're back with a look at another one of the key returning players from our 'Cats, Michael Kidd-Gilchrist.  Vital Stats: Height: 6'7" Weight: 232 lbs  Age: 19 College: Kentucky 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...

Abdul Gaddy Leads Bobcats To Win Over D-League Select

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.

Charlotte gets the team name Hornets back in 2014

Yesterday in Las Vegas a vote on giving back the Hornets team name back to Charlotte was a unanimous yes. Everyone from the NBA Board of Governors approved that vote. So say good bye to the Bobcats name after next season. Michael Jordan who is the owner of the Charlotte Bobcats is very excited to bring back the original team name to Charlotte. Jordan said, “We’re thrilled to...

The Charlotte Bobcats Officially Change Name Back to Hornets

Michael Jordan took some time off from playing golf and gambling to say this about the name change. “We’re thrilled to bring back the Hornets to Charlotte and the Carolinas,” Jordan said in a statement. “The passion and enthusiasm around this name change by fans in this market has been unmatched. They overwhelmingly told us what they wanted, we listened and we couldn’t...

Rivers readies for big season with Pelicans

LAS VEGAS Austin Rivers is slipping into a new uniform this season, as he and the rest of his New Orleans teammates debut their Pelicans' duds. That's not the only change in Rivers' appearance. He's added seven pounds of muscle to his 6-foot-4 frame, in order to better absorb and dish out pounding on the way to the basket. And if you look enough look, you might...

Report: Clippers, C Mullens agree to 2-year deal

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...

New Orleans Pelicans: Best and Worst Moves of the Off Season

New Orleans Pelicans: Best and Worst Moves of the Off Season By Mike Elworth: Owner and Publisher/Hoopstuff… Best Move: Trading for Jrue Holiday - For the number 6 pick in a weak draft and a protected first round pick next season, they were able to add a 23 year old All Star point guard, who will only get better and better. Read more about this move here… http://www.thehoopstuff...

Clippers Reach Two-Year Agreement With Byron Mullens

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.

Pelicans have plenty of reasons to smile

LAS VEGAS -- When you've had the offseason the New Orleans Pelicans have had, it's okay to smile. The freshly-christened Pelicans shocked many NBA observers with a series of moves that transformed the roster and ratcheted up expectations for a franchise that's missed the postseason two years running. "We're happy," New Orleans general manager Dell Demps...

Tyreke Evans says he’d have no problem coming off the bench for the Pelicans

Tyreke Evans has started all but 10 of the 257 games he’s appeared in through his first four NBA seasons. Given the horrific state of affairs in Sacramento during Evans’ time there — a period where the team never won more than 28 regular season games — there weren’t a lot of other options. And let’s not forget, Evans was the Rookie of the Year in 2010, so there was a...

Pelicans coach eager to see his players, and himself, work with USA Basketball

It would be understandable for New Orleans Pelicans Coach Monty Williams to use this week's USA Basketball mini-camp in Las Vegas as a platform for three of his young stars to get an early acclimation to what Williams hopes to accomplish this season. Williams, now an assistant coach on the staff of Team USA under Mike Krzyzewski, will get the opportunity to see returning Olympic...

Clippers reach agreement with Byron Mullens on two-year deal

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...
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