Originally posted on MyTeamRivals.com  |  Last updated 10/7/12
 Preseason NBA action tips off today for the Washington Wizards, who begin their exhibition schedule with a short trip south to North Carolina. Washington faces off against a Charlotte Bobcats team that has made notable improvements via the draft and free agency this offseason, but is still light years away from playoff contention. The Bobcats added two veteran players, Ben Gordon and former Wizard Brendan Haywood, who will anchor the team on both ends of the floor while providing guidance and leadership for the team’s younger generation. Former Laker Ramon Sessions also joins Charlotte as an experienced personality. These veterans represent the difference between last season’s Bobcats and the current roster. Former coach Paul Silas struggled to find consistency with a lineup of almost all youngsters. Though he did witness a breakout season by budding star Gerald Henderson, Silas saw the Bobcats finish as the NBA team with the worst winning percentage in history (.106) during the lo...
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