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RUMOR: Bobcats linked to DeMarcus Cousins — again

Just as the day turns to night, we’re at it again with the DeMarcus Cousins trade rumors. And wouldn’t you know it — Charlotte is right in the middle of the circus.

The Bobcats were linked to Cousins back at the beginning of the year and QCH discussed it. Personally, I hated it [...]

Big decision made with Clifford. Bigger decision coming with Draft

Steve Clifford has now been named the new coach of this young rebuilding movement in Charlotte and now all eyes are set towards the June 27th NBA Draft. Although the draft isn’t loaded with elite talent this season, the Bobcats cannot afford to strikeout on landing a prospect that will help the team moving [...]

Bobcats to hire Lakers assistant Steve Clifford as next head coach

Charlotte has hired their 3rd coach in the last 3 seasons with Steve Clifford. Unlike the last hire, Clifford does possess quite a bit of NBA coaching experience. He coached with Stan Van Gundy in Orlando, Jeff Van Gundy in Houston and Mike Brown + Mike D’Antoni with the Lakers. Clifford has been an [...]

Ping-Pong balls summon Bobcats to pick 4th

Charlotte was given a small dose of disappointing news tonight when we found out that the team will select 4th next month in the NBA draft.

There’s good and bad news here. The bad news first — well, it’s rather self-explanatory. Once again, the Bobcats had an opportunity to land it’s first #1 overall [...]

Bobcats officially begin return to Hornets name

The Charlotte Hornets are on their way back, according to a report from CBS Sports. The news was later confirmed by Rick Bonnell at The Charlotte Observer.

There’s still a lot that’s up in the air. While the league hasn’t approved the change yet, that seems like it’ll be a formality. [...]

Bobcats to begin interviewing Head Coaching candidates next week

Although most eyes are on the surprisingly entertaining 1st round of the NBA playoffs, the Bobcats front office is busy beginning to select the potential coaching candidates that they will interview in the coming weeks. The four names that you’ve heard the most about so far — Nate Tibbetts, Kelvin Sampson, Elston Turner & [...]

Bobcats fire Mike Dunlap — QCH reacts

1- On a scale of 1-10, how much did this move surprise you?

Spencer: 8. I just cannot understand how a franchise that has existed through such a persistent culture of losing and is coming off the worst season in NBA history (one year ago) can believe it’s wise to part ways with [...]

REPORT: Bobcats to sign PG Jannero Pargo to 10-day contract

Source: Bobcats signing Pargo to a 10-day tomorrow to shore up point guard depth.

— Rick Bonnell (@rick_bonnell) March 13, 2013

In the absence of Ramon Sessions, who is expected to be out 2-4 weeks, and in an effort to maintain Kemba Walker’s minutes, the Bobcats have decided they will sign journeyman Jannero [...]

Bobcats send Hakim Warrick to Magic for Josh McRoberts

According to Rick Bonnell of the Charlotte Observer, the Bobcats have agreed to send PF Hakim Warrick to Orlando in exchange for PF Josh McRoberts.

Maybe your reaction was the same as mine when I learned about the deal- ‘Uhhhh, okay?’

After crunching the numbers McRoberts will save Charlotte about $300,000 as his contract [...]

REPORT: Ben Gordon & Coach Dunlap have dispute in practice; Bobcats now desperate to move Gordon

Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports is reporting that Bobcats guard Ben Gordon and Head Coach Mike Dunlap had a heated dispute in shoot around Monday morning, prior to Charlotte’s defeat of the Boston Celtics later that night.

According to Wojnarowski –

As Dunlap led the Bobcats in a morning shootaround on Monday [...]