NBA Offseason Buzz: Charlotte Bobcats
Questions abound everywhere in Charlotte, from the front office to shooting guard
- player efficiency ratings to see who's trending up and down across the NBA. Ric Bucher rounds out the report by examining a pivotal player you'll want to watch as the season approaches. The series continues with the Charlotte Bobcats.
Last season didn't resurrect Larry Brown's reputation as a coach, but maybe it should have. After all, he had the Bobcats within striking distance of the playoffs with a roster devoid of a single certified All-Star or a specific strength. Now the team is suffering through tragedy and a pair of distractions. Co-owner Skipper Beck died in a plane crash. Meanwhile, the Bobcats are up for sale and team president Michael Jordan is hinting at playing again. That's a tough way to start the season.
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2009 NBA OFFSEASON BUZZ
As the NBA offseason winds down and we gear up for the 2009-10 campaign, Insider taps into the insights of John Hollinger and Ric Bucher to examine who's rising, who's falling and who's worthy of extra attention on evey NBA roster.
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