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Bobcats acquire Gary Neal and Luke Ridnour from Milwaukee

We all knew that the Charlotte front office had been burning up the phones this week to land offensive help before the trade deadline. Today, they manufactured a trade that will bring guards Gary Neal and Luke Ridnour to the Bobcats in exchange for Ramon Sessions and Jeff Adrien.

Losing Sessions to mainly bolster three-point [...]

Game #28: Welcome back the BUZZ + Bobcats vs. Jazz 2-on-3 Preview

Who: Charlotte Bobcats vs Utah Jazz

What: NBA Basketball – Bobcats Home Game

When: 7:30 PM ET

Where: Live at Time Warner Cable Arena, Charlotte, NC

The Matchup:

Record Offensive Efficiency Defensive Efficiency Pace Charlotte 13-14 96.1 (28) 97.9 (4) 95.1 (22) Utah 7-22 97.3 (27) 108.6 (30) 94.0 (26)

Injuries:

Charlotte: Jeff Taylor (OUT), Michael [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Back and Forth on DeMarcus Cousins

Would you do this deal (+ a first rounder to SAC) if you were Charlotte? We discuss.

It’s not exactly breaking news at the moment, as the rumors that the Bobcats are interested in DeMarcus Cousins first came out a few days ago. But it was the holidays, and it took us some [...]

BOOM: Carroll for Warrick

The Bobcats’ 6th guard, Matt Carroll, is being traded for the New Orleans Hornets’ 6th big man, Hakim Warrick. So, with that context in place, appropriate analysis to follow.

The end.

Just kidding – but we are going to Twitter to get the rundown:

OHOHOHOHOHHHOOOOO RT @stevereedap: BREAKING: Bobcats have traded G Matt Carroll [...]

Bobcats add future pick, and some salary in trade

The Bobcats moved Corey Maggette to the Detroit Pistons in exchange for Ben Gordon and a future first-rounder. Here are the most important parts: Corey Maggette has one year remaining on his contract, for $10.9 million Ben Gordon has two years remaining on his contract, for $12.4 and $13.2 million There are lottery protections [...]

Boris…or Tyrus? Boris…or Tyrus?

Everyone remembers last season, right? LeBron James joining Dwayne Wade and Chris Bosh in Miama? Carmelo Anthony being traded to the New York Knicks? The #FreeKevinLove movement? The Dallas Mavericks winning the NBA championship? Ok, well what about the “Free Tyrus Thomas” sentiment? Ringing any bells? Does this help?

The Charlotte Bobcats forward is [...]

Ray and D.J. – Early Season Check-In

With the Charlotte Bobcats about to kick off a home and home back to back with the New York Knicks, this seemed like a relevant time to check-in on how D.J. Augustin was doing replacing the production of Raymond Felton.  Off the cuff, without looking at numbers, it “feels” like D.J. has done a [...]