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Bobcats are fourth best in the East.

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It's great to hear something like this, especially when it's from an "outsider". Unless the anonymous scout is one of ours. :)

Cats Request Waivers on Ben Gordon

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It is done. I wish Gordon nothing but the best. I regularly tell people "humble yourself" in honor of Ben Gordon.

Bismack the League's Best Rim Protector!!!

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Biyombo now leads the league in Opponent FG% at the rim by only allowing 38.4% made field goals. Nearly 3 percentage points lower than next defender, some guy named Roy Hibbert. (Per David Locke)

Why Not Ed Davis?

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So when it comes to signing Free Agents next off season, Why does no one mention Ed Davis? I hear about all the wing players that are going to be available that are probably just out of reach for Charlotte,but I feel like Davis could definitely fit in here as a gritty PF who knows how to play with a scoring big like Big Al. Memphis is in a tricky spot where they have to choose between him and Zack Randolph, we could have the cap to grab him once Ben Gordon is off the books. He's a restricted Free Agent too so all we'd have to do is out bid Memphis really. What says you guys?

Fun with Trade Machine

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Charlotte Bobcats trade 1st round pick, Ben Gordon, and Ramon Sessions for New York's Carmelo Anthony This trade is totally unrealistic. Not in so much as it couldn't happen, but that there have to be tons of teams out there that can make better offers than the Bobcats. Why it works: Carmelo has a player option for next season and the Knicks don't seem to be going anywhere. But he's not going to turn down 23 million to play in the league's biggest market, especially when in the new CBA he's not going to see that money again. The Knicks don't have a draft pick this offseason. They have no choice but to blow everything up and start over. Interestingly enough, the Bobcats are taking a huge risk in this trade. While Melo certainly wouldn't turn away 23million easily, he also may have no interest in playing in Charlotte next season. (Lebron/Melo/Dirk/Kobe/Nash superteam anyone?) The Bobcats could be in the exact same position they would be in going into the offseason sans one draft pick, although certainly would become an instant top 4 team in the East Is the risk of losing a draft pick at the cost of a single season's success worth it? To me it is.

December 21st Bobcats Will Unveil New Hornets logo.

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It will be revealed during the halftime show.

Bill Simmons breaks down the HornBobNetCats

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Bill takes a look at the Eastern Conference, aka the "Poopocalypse: Part II," and ranks the teams from top to bottom. 'Cats rank at #10. Nice!

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