2013 Bobcats NBA draft guide

Breaking down Charlotte's draft profile and potential picks this year

Originally Published: May 22, 2013
By Amin Elhassan | ESPN Insider

Michael Kidd-GilchristKent Smith/NBAE/Getty ImagesMichael Kidd-Gilchrist was one of the few bright spots last season for a struggling Bobcats team.

NBA Insiders Amin Elhassan and Bradford Doolittle break down the draft history, needs and potential picks of the 14 teams eligible for the NBA draft lottery this year. With some help from Chad Ford's Big Board of Top 30 prospects, we take a look at the Charlotte Bobcats.


Personnel needs: Everything

Major need: The Bobcats are a cautionary example of what happens when tanking goes too far, as they've fielded a roster almost bereft of talent for years. The Bobcats ranked in the bottom three of far too many categories last season. Although they have a few promising assets, there isn't a single position for which you can pencil in a definite starting-caliber player right now.


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