Is a new owner forthcoming for the Bobcats? Ric Bucher reports that an offer has been made and now it comes down to whether Michael Jordan wants to match it:
Former Houston Rockets president/CEO George Postolos — whose first attempt to purchase the team, according to the Charlotte Observer, fell apart last summer — has made a new offer that Bobcats president Michael Jordan has until the end of February to match, according to sources.
-Bucher at ESPN.com
A bit of disappointing news: Alexis Ajinca promising play is going on a break, as he has torn a ligament in his thumb and will undergo surgery:
A torn ligament in Charlotte Bobcat Alexis Ajinca's right thumb will put him out for more than six weeks.
Ajinca, a French 7-footer and former first-round pick, has been with the Maine Red Claws of the NBA's Development League since late December. He hurt his thumb Jan. 27 in a D-League game against the Idaho Stampede.
-Rick Bonnell the Charlotte Observer