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Al Jefferson to sign with Bobcats for 3 years, $41 million

Well, it happened. After a week of rumors, Al Jefferson is reportedly set to sign a three-year contract worth $41 million, reports ESPN’s Marc Stein. The deal will have a player option that allows Jefferson to opt out after the second year. As expected, Tyrus Thomas will be amnestied to make the numbers [...]

UPDATE: Al Jefferson reportedly asking for $15mil/year

Al Jefferson spent past day and a half with Bobcats. He wants to see where D12 goes before committing bc Mavs may offer if it loses on D12

— Chris Broussard (@Chris_Broussard) July 4, 2013

ESPN’s Chris Broussard is reporting that the Bobcats and Al Jefferson met today and ‘Big Al’ now wants [...]

Bobcats extend qualifying offer to Henderson but not Mullens + Ben Gordon opts-in to return

The Bobcats have extended a qualifying offer to Gerald Henderson in preparation for free agency beginning next week, but not to Byron Mullens. Ultimately, this means that Gerald Henderson will make at least $4.2mil (qualifying offer) next season, but another team can make an offer greater than that when free agency begins. Byron [...]

Charlotte selects Cody Zeller: QCH 3-on-3 reaction

Charlotte ended up surprising most people by selecting F/C Cody Zeller out of Indiana last night. There were numerous reports yesterday that suggested the team was interested in Zeller and that he was rising on draft boards, but when the announcement came at #4, it took most by surprise. Greg, Mathew and I [...]

UPDATED: Bobcats Draft News + Updates

I’ve had numerous draft conversations with people this week and they’ve all carried a different point of view. No one is sure what is going to happen tonight + the only thing Charlotte can be sure of is that they’re seeming going to make a spur of the moment pick, depending on what happens [...]

TrueHoop Network Mock Draft

ESPN’s TrueHoop Network got together and did a mock draft of our own. I was very happy with how the draft turned out personally, and if you’ve been keeping up with my stand on all of these prospects leading up to the draft you’ll understand why.

Here’s how the lottery picks played out –


REPORT: Bobcats shopping MKG?

It feels a little bit like throwing darts here, but is reporting that Charlotte is calling around the league, gauging interest in MKG.

The Charlotte Bobcats are shopping Michael Kidd-Gilchrist around the league, confident they will be able to replace him with Otto Porter of Georgetown with the No. 4 pick in Thursday’s [...]

WFNZ ‘The Last Word’ Podcast

I joined Lewis Woodard of WFNZ (CBS Charlotte) to talk about the Bobcats hire of Steve Clifford + Patrick Ewing, trade rumors and the upcoming June 27th draft.


SOURCE: Patrick Ewing to be Charlotte associate head coach

Y! Sources: Patrick Ewing has reached agreement to become the associate head coach of the Charlotte Bobcats.

— Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojYahooNBA) June 11, 2013

According to Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo Sports, Patrick Ewing has agreed in principle to become the associate head coach in Charlotte.

Ewing coached with new head coach [...]

REPORT: Patrick Ewing close to becoming lead assistant in Charlotte

According to Chris Haynes of Patrick Ewing will interview with the Bobcats about their head assistant coaching position. Ewing is scheduled to meet with Charlotte on Wednesday.

As has been noted when the Bobcats hired Steve Clifford as their head coach, Ewing and Clifford have coached together in Houston and Orlando, so the [...]