NBA Draft Profile: Jonas Valanciunas

Position: C H: 6′ 11″ W: 240 lbs Birthday: 05/06/1992 DraftExpress Comparison: Andris Biedrins Meets Joakim Noah How he fits with the Bobcats: Valanciunas, who has a great combination of size and ball handling skills, would give the Bobcats energy in the paint both on offense and defense. Jonas has great touch on jumpshots and…

NBA Draft Profile: Enes Kanter

Position: C|PF H: 6′ 11″ W: 260 lbs Birthday: 05/20/1992 Wingspan: 7′ 1.5″ NBADraft.net comparison: Al Horford How he fits with the Bobcats: Kanter is an athletic big man who can score, defend, rebound and shoot from the outside. He always plays with a lot of energy and would instantly give the Bobcats a legitimate…

Bobcats to pick 9th and 19th

It was fun while it lasted. Bobcats fans were dreaming, just for a minute, that they could land a top 3 pick in the upcoming NBA draft and have a chance at drafting Kyrie Irving, Derrick Williams and Enes Kanter. Instead, the Bobcats will be drafting 9th, and it still remains to be seen how…

Bobcats officially miss the playoffs; Labor strife looming

The Bobcats were officially knocked out of playoff contention on Wednesday after losing to the Orlando Magic 111-102 in overtime. The Bobcats did receive some good news on Wednesday, however, learning that the New Orleans Hornets officially clinched a playoff berth, meaning the Bobcats will have two first round picks in the 2011 NBA Draft….

The Vanilla Gorilla era is over in CLT

Per a Bobcats news release: Charlotte Bobcats center Joel Przybilla will be sidelined for the remainder of the 2010-11 season after continued pain and immobility in his right knee. Last season, Przybilla had season-ending surgery to repair a ruptured patella tendon. He will undergo an additional procedure to remove surgical hardware (wires) that were inserted…

Bobcats Draft Watch: Bigs nobody is talking about, yet

I know, I know, the season isn’t even over yet and already we’re looking at the draft. Maybe it’s just because I’m in draft mode with the Panthers being so lousy this past season and the NFL Draft being a little over a month away, but I’ve been researching players that the Bobcats could look…

Wallace: I was shocked

HoopsWorld.com has a lengthy story regarding Gerald Wallace and his trade from Charlotte to Portland. “I was shocked,” Wallace told HOOPSWORLD. “I was kind of disappointed because I didn’t see it coming. It was just one of those things that you’re not expecting and it catches you off guard.” You can read the entire article…

Will the Bobcats make the playoffs?

The Bobcats are currently a game and a half out of the playoffs. Tyrus Thomas should return this week, and Stephen Jackson is resting to get healthy for the stretch. Do you think the bobcats have a shot at the playoffs, or will they be counting their ping pong balls hoping for a lucky bounce…