Grizzly Bear Blues "The Grizzlies decided to bear their teeth tonight and take care of business in the Grindhouse. Memphis didn't allow a Bobcat to score more 20 pts and the Grizzlies themselves saw extensive scoring from all across the roster. Kosta Koufos had a great game, as did Tony Allen. Zach Randolph was..." March 09
Charlotte Observer "Here’s all you need to know about the importance Charlotte Bobcats coach Steve Clifford placed on Friday night’s home matchup with the Cleveland Cavaliers: Clifford asked team owner Michael Jordan to give a pregame speech. When you play the “icon” card, you’re pulling out all the stops. “If..." March 08
Rufus On Fire "The Bobcats took advantage of a Pacers team that just didn't have "it" on Wednesday night and made a statement behind another incredible performance from Al Jefferson. Coming into Wednesday night's game against the Indiana Pacers, the Bobcats were in the midst of their toughest stretch of games..." March 06
Bobcats announce they have signed C Justin Hamilton to a 10-day contract. He was playing in the D-League.
CBSSports.com "Every now and then, it's like LeBron James does this intentionally, as if to just remind us all of something. In the end: a career-high 61 points on 22-33 shooting, 8-10 from 3, with seven rebounds and five assists. LeBron's previous career-high of 56 came in 2005 against the Raptors. And he..." March 03
Charlotte Observer "The Charlotte Bobcats will fill their newly created roster opening by signing center Justin Hamilton to a 10-day contract, two NBA sources confirmed Sunday. The Bobcats’ interest in Hamilton was first reported by Yahoo Sports. Hamilton is 7-foot and 260 pounds. He’s averaging 19.3 points and..." March 03
The Oklahoman "Russell Westbrook jumped the passing lane, gathered the steal, bolted down the sideline and hammered home a tomahawk slam over a retreating Kemba Walker. All in a blur. It was the type of athletic sequence that has come to define the early part of Westbrook’s career. But it was the kind of..." March 03
Charlotte plans to sign 7-foot Justin Hamilton of Sioux Falls Skyforce to a 10-day contract on Tuesday, league sources tell Yahoo Sports.
The Charlotte Bobcats have waived Ben Gordon, the team announced.
Pounding The Rock "Friday night, the San Antonio Spurs battled the Charlotte Bobcats at the AT&T Center. The Bobcats came into the Alamo City playing good basketball and were hoping for their fifth straight win. Charlotte entered tonight with five full days of rest and it was evident early on as their tenacious..." March 01
Forbes.com "Nike released the Air Jordan 10 “Powder Blue” retro sneaker on Saturday, 20 years after the first Jordan 10s hit shelves. Like all the Jordan retro releases, this one was highly anticipated and first-day sales hit $35 million. For perspective, in all of 2013, Adidas sold $40 million in the U.S. of..." March 01
The Thunder is the latest team to express interest in guard Ben Gordon, source says. Gordon continues to work on a buyout w/ Bobcats.
Charlotte Observer "Scared? They aren’t scared. The Charlotte Bobcats are pro athletes, so they won’t look at the demonic work of the NBA schedule maker and tremble. Their fans, however, are another matter. Never in their decade of existence have the Bobcats faced a taller order on the basketball court than..." February 28
USA Today "Once upon a time in NBA lore, Antoine Walker was asked why he shot so many three-pointers and replied, “There are no fours.” Now, the idea of a four-point shot is not only not outrageous but an actual possibility. In an ESPN interview, NBA president of basketball operations Rod Thorn and VP of..." February 26
Rufus On Fire "The Bobcats have reached a groove this season and look the best they have in years. After tonight's victory against the Grizzlies, we're gonna have to stop asking ourselves if this team can make the playoffs, and instead what seed they're going to finish at. The game was a slugfest, with two..." February 23
Fansided "The NBA trade deadline has passed, but there are still a handful of players likely to change teams before March 1st. Glen Davis is being courted by the Los Angeles Clippers and Brooklyn Nets, but he’s not the only one being eyed by other teams. Charlotte is in the process of buying out Ben..." February 22
Gaston Gazette "For the playoffs to truly become a reality for the second time in Charlotte Bobcats’ history, standout player Al Jefferson thinks there can’t be any more missteps like Friday night. Sure, the Bobcats won 90-87 over the New Orleans Pelicans in front of 15,867 at Time Warner Cable Arena, but..." February 22
Hoops Rumors "The Bobcats and Ben Gordon are in negotiations about a buyout of his bloated expiring deal, tweets Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports. Gordon is making $13.2MM in the final season of a five-year, $58MM contract. He was rumored to have been a part of discussions about the trade Charlotte made with..." February 21
PSD Staff Check back often for all of the latest NBA Trade Deadline rumors, news stories, tweets, images, videos, and anything else we can dig up pertaining to Deadline Day. February 20
ESPN.com "The Charlotte Bobcats have acquired two guards from the Milwaukee Bucks to fortify their playoff drive. ESPN has learned that the Bobcats have agreed to take on point guard Luke Ridnour in addition to top trade target Gary Neal. They also convinced the Bucks to absorb the salary of Ramon..." February 20
There are still rumblings Caron Butler and Gary Neal could be headed to Charlotte for Ben Gordon and expiring contract.
As ESPN reported this AM, Bobcats trying to push through Sessions-for-Gary Neal deal. But Bucks owner Herb Kohl has not yet approved trade
Hearing Bobcats continue to press for Bucks G Gary Neal and trying before deadline in 7+ hours to sell MILW on Ramon Sessions-for-Neal deal
Rufus On Fire "Outside of having elite talent, execution is probably the top thing that separates good teams from the bad ones. Of course, great talent will have an eye for detail and polished execution, which further separates the top teams from merely good teams, but that's something we'll come across another..." February 20
Orlando Pinstriped Post "Though the Charlotte Bobcats are interested in acquiring Arron Afflalo prior to the NBA trade deadline Thursday, Ken Berger of CBS Sports reports that they're "unlikely" to pry him from the Orlando Magic. In addition to Afflalo, Charlotte has also targeted Anthony Morrow of the New Orleans..." February 20
Basketball Insiders "Gerald Wallace understands the nature of the NBA. He has seen teammates come and go. He himself has played for five teams over his 13-season career. But in spite of knowing basketball is a business, there is one move that irks him three years after the fact. Rewind to February of 2011. The..." February 19
CBSSports.com "The Bobcats are known to be buyers at the trade deadline and two interesting names have popped up. From the Sporting News: One target that has emerged, league sources told Sporting News, is shooting guard Anthony Morrow, a player who interested the Bobcats before he signed in New Orleans last..." February 19
Rufus On Fire "Only in the Eastern Conference can a February matchup between a 23-30 and a 22-30 team come with playoff implications. In both the Bobcats' and Pistons' first games after the break, each team would be looking to seize the opportunity to solidify or leap frog the other in the standings to claim..." February 19
101 Great Goals "Charlotte Bobcats interested in Evan Turner and Brandon Bass The Charlotte Bobcats are looking to making it to the playoffs this season. Finally, after years of struggle and after being considered as one of the worst teams of the league, stuck in to the bottom positions of the Eastern..." February 18
Pro Basketball Talk "John Wall‘s final dunk of the night won the 2014 Slam Dunk Contest for the team representing the Eastern Conference, but the drastic format changes to the event, and not any of its dunks, are what will be remembered most from this year’s All-Star Saturday showcase. “I think it was cool,” Wall..." February 16
Pro Basketball Talk "In the first year of the new 3-point contest format, the 27-year old Marco Belinelli emerged victorious, holding off Sophomore Bradley Beal with a contest-high 24-point performance in the tiebreaker round to beat Beal’s 18-point performance. The first format change, which pitted the conferences..." February 16
Pro Basketball Talk "Damian Lillard’s busy All-Star Saturday night started out pretty darn well — with a repeat win. Lillard will be in all three major events on the evening and first out of the gate he and Trey Burke teamed up to win the NBA All-Star Saturday Skills Challenge — by just one tenth of a second over..." February 16
NBA.com "Miami's Chris Bosh hit a half-court shot to give Team Bosh the victory in the Shooting Stars contest that opened up NBA All-Star Saturday night. Bosh and teammates Dominique Wilkins and WNBA player Swin Cash had a final-round time of 31.4 seconds. Each team must hit shots from 10 feet from a..." February 16
Fansided "The Miami Heat have been looking at making possible deals at the trade deadline this year as the team is still looking for ways to make sure they show no weaknesses in the postseason. They’re on shaky ground when it comes to certain areas of the their roster, but the team is determined to fortify..." February 15
SB Nation "Andre Drummond scored 30 points, grabbed 25 rebounds and was selected the Rising Stars MVP as he led Team Hill over Team Webber, 142-136. The second-year big man got most of his work done early; he scored 17 points and collected 11 rebounds in the first half. Kevin Love recognized. Anthony..." February 15
ESPN.com "By next season, the NBA is planning to create and use a centralized replay center to help referees and speed up games. "What we're in the process of doing is we're going to create a central location where we'll have people there who will be watching every game," NBA president of basketball..." February 15
College Basketball Talk "With the shift in leadership from David Stern to Adam Silver, the NBA has begun a new era with Silver taking over as commissioner. Last week it was discussed that one area in which Silver would like to make changes is the NBA’s age limit, which would be raised from 19 to 20 years old if Silver..." February 14
Direct Elect selections 4 Naismith Memorial Hall of Fame: Sweetwater Clifton, Guy Rodgers, Slick Leonard, Sarunas Marciulionis, David Stern.
New York Post "One down, one to go. The Nets, led by 25 points from Paul Pierce, claimed a 105-89 victory over the Bobcats inside Barclays Center Wednesday night to win the front half of their back-to-back to close the first half of the season that will conclude Thursday night in Chicago. “It’s huge,”..." February 13
Rufus On Fire "With 10 days to go before the NBA trade deadline, the Bobcats have surfaced as a pretty active team in more than a handful of trade rumors and reports. They've been heavily linked to the 76ers with interest in Evan Turner, as first reported by Rick Bonnell. The site formerly known as..." February 12
Rufus On Fire "For two teams jostling for playoff positioning in their respective conferences for playoff positioning, Tuesday's matchup between the Mavericks and Bobcats was a little more important than their normal matchups. For the visiting Mavericks, they held a four game lead on the ninth seed Memphis..." February 12
Chicago Tribune "Michael Jordan can now field a full basketball team of offspring. The Hall of Famer's wife, Yvette, gave birth to twin girls Sunday, EOnline.com reported Tuesday. According to the website, Jordan's manager told E! News: "Michael and Yvette Jordan are thrilled to announce that their identical..." February 12
Sporting News "Celtics forward Brandon Bass was nearly traded once this season—to the Rockets, in a deal that would have brought back Houston center Omer Asik—and sources have told Sporting News that Bass remains the most-discussed player on the Boston roster ahead of next Thursday’s trade deadline. Bass is a..." February 10
Pro Basketball Talk "Not much has changed since the beginning of the season for the rebuilding Sixers, who all along have been willing to part with Evan Turner, Spencer Hawes, and/or Thaddeus Young if the price was right. Philadelphia is holding firm on asking for a first round draft pick in exchange at the moment,..." February 10
Fansided "The Charlotte Bobcats are experiencing something this year that is a relatively new concept to the franchise — they’re winning a lot of basketball games. In fact, Charlotte is winning so many basketball games that they’re currently in the Eastern Conference playoff hunt and in line to land in the..." February 09
Pounding The Rock "San Antonio started this game out very sloppy, being really careless with the ball and before you knew it the good guys were down by 12 with four and half minutes left in the first quarter. The Spurs then chipped away and San Antonio trailed by four at the end of the first quarter. The game was..." February 09
Charlotte Observer "One guy has missed every Charlotte Bobcats game this season. The other will miss every game remaining. These aren’t typical nicks that cost a player a game or two. Center Brendan Haywood is rehabbing from a stress fracture in his left foot discovered during the preseason. Small forward Jeff..." February 08
Fan Nation "The Charlotte Bobcats are going to be buyers at the trade deadline for once, something that has the fanbase excited and others around the league interested in what the teams will decide to do. Charlotte is already tipping their hand as to who they want to involve in a trade, as names on their..." February 08