Bobcats/Draft/Basketball Links Day

Bobcats Stuff

Picks 9 and 19 may be more than they seem
Bonnell - It sounds like the Charlotte Bobcats are playing hard to get when other NBA teams approach them about a 2-for-1 swap of first-round picks.

Executing a New Game Plan - Trade Street Post
Describes the Bobcats' options in the draft this year.

General Draft Stuff

A Quick Primer on the Tier Drafting System - Golden State Of Mind
Since not everyone has ESPN Insider, which has an article by Chad Ford about this system that some NBA teams use, this explains how some teams draft the best player available and for need, simultaneously.

2011 NBA draft: Bismack Biyombo's meteoric rise - ESPN
Follow Bismack Biyombo's long journey to the forefront of the NBA draft. This is awesome.

Some great scouting reports of international prospects:

The Painted Area: Jan Vesely - 2011 International Draft Prospect Scouting Report

The Painted Area: Bismack Biyombo - 2011 International Draft Prospect Scouting Report

The Painted Area: Jonas Valanciunas - 2011 International Draft Prospect Scouting Report

General Basketball Fun

Complete And Thorough Incompetence: Your Guide To The 2011 Pick-Up Basketball Season - SBNation.com

Hilarious, hilarious stuff.

Sean May has a Tumblr.

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