Michael Kidd-Gilchrist RUMORS & NEWS

  • Michael Kidd-Gilchrist: I want to be best defender of all-time

    Charlotte Observer "Charlotte Hornets coach Steve Clifford made a bold statement recently, saying small forward Michael Kidd-Gilchrist has the talent to be the best perimeter defender among this generation of NBA players. Not bold enough apparently. On Thursday Kidd-Gilchrist trumped Clifford’s expectation. “I..." March 18

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    At The Hive @At_The_Hive

    After missing 12 games for the Hornets with a stress reaction in his foot, MKG is expected to play Wednesday. http://t.co/8p1s9YfXd7

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    Rick Bonnell @rick_bonnell

    MKG stress reaction in right foot. Out at least 2 games.

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    Charlotte Hornets PR @HornetsPR

    Injury Update: @hornets MKG tried participating in shootaround this morning, but has been ruled out for tonight's game @PelicansNBA

  • Michael Kidd-Gilchrist suffers rib contusion after nasty fall vs. Knicks

    SB Nation "The Hornets forward left the team's game against the Knicks after falling on his shoulder in the first quarter. Charlotte Hornets forward Michael Kidd-Gilchrist suffered a rib contusion after falling hard on his right shoulder fighting for a rebound against Shane Larkin during the first quarter..." November 03

  • Team Options Exercised on Kidd-Gilchrist and Zeller

    NBA.com "Charlotte Hornets General Manager Rich Cho announced today that the team has exercised its fourth-year option on forward Michael Kidd-Gilchrist and its third-year option on forward Cody Zeller. “We are excited to keep both of these young talents as part of our core for another season,” Cho..." October 29

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    Rick Bonnell @rick_bonnell

    Steve Clifford said MKG is fine to play tonight after bruising his back against the Magic. As expected, Josh McRoberts (ankle) out again.

  • Michael Kidd-Gilchrist ready to get back to basketball

    Charlotte Observer "Aspiring to be the next Andre Iguodala, Charlotte Bobcats small forward Michael Kidd-Gilchrist instead pretended to be the next Carl Lewis. “I was running miles a day. I thought I was a track star out there the way I was running,” Kidd-Gilchrist said, joking about how he spent his rehab time..." January 14

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    Rick Bonnell @rick_bonnell

    Small update on Michael Kidd-Gilchrist's hand: Clifford said he'll be in a cast at least until Dec. 27, then be re-evaluated.

  • Kidd-Gilchrist expected to miss 4-6 weeks

    NBA.com "Charlotte Bobcats forward Michael Kidd-Gilchrist is expected to be out 4-6 weeks after suffering a non-displaced fracture of the fourth metacarpal in his left hand during the third quarter of last night’s game in Dallas. Kidd-Gilchrist, who was examined on-site last night, had additional x-rays..." December 05

  • Bobcats lose small forward Michael Kidd-Gilchrist to a broken left hand

    Charlotte Observer "The post-game chatter was as much about what the Charlotte Bobcats lost – small forward Michael Kidd-Gilchrist – as how they lost in an 89-82 fall to the Dallas Mavericks. For the second straight game they blew a double-digit second-half lead. More importantly going forward, they have likely..." December 04

  • Bobcats Michael Kidd-Gilchrist suffering from plantar fasciitis

    SB Nation "Charlotte Bobcats sophomore forward Michael Kidd-Gilchrist was in so much pain he wore a walking boot Thursday. Charlotte Bobcats forward Michael Kidd-Gilchrist is suffering from plantar fasciitis in his right foot and has been ruled out of their game against the Milwaukee Bucks Friday, reports..." November 30

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    Rick Bonnell @rick_bonnell

    MKG out tonight. Jeff Taylor will start. Steve Clifford anticipates using Ben Gordon some tonight vs. Bucks.

  • Michael Kidd-Gilchrist injury: Questionable for tonight's game vs Bucks

    Rufus On Fire "Starting forward Michael Kidd-Gilchrist is "highly questionable" for tonight's home game against the Milwaukee Bucks, Steve Clifford told the Charlotte Observer's Rick Bonnell today. Kidd-Gilchrist has plantar fasciitis in his right foot. If Kidd-Gilchrist is indeed out, the Bobcats could..." November 29

  • Andre Iguodala would be a great model for how Michael Kidd-Gilchrist should play

    Charlotte Observer "Charlotte Bobcat Michael Kidd-Gilchrist frequently reviews video of how Andre Iguodala does his job and occasionally gets the chance to pick Iguodala’s brain on playing the small forward position. That is very savvy for one of the youngest players in the NBA. Iguodala is precisely who MKG..." November 10

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    Rick Bonnell @rick_bonnell

    BREAKING: Bobcats exercise options on Biyombo, Walker and Kidd-Gilchrist.

  • Bobcats’ Jeff Taylor has caught and passed Michael Kidd-Gilchrist

    Charlotte Observer "Jeff Taylor had a better summer league than Michael Kidd-Gilchrist. Taylor had a better preseason than Kidd-Gilchrist. Would it be any surprise if Taylor has a better regular season than Kidd-Gilchrist? The Charlotte Bobcats devoted their 2012 draft to the small forward position. They chose..." October 28

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    Charlotte Bobcats @bobcats

    #CLEvsCHA UPDATE: @MKG14 has a strained right hamstring - will not return to tonight's game.

  • Bobcats’ Michael Kidd-Gilchrist can’t make them unless he takes them

    Charlotte Observer "Open shots were seldom plentiful for the Charlotte Bobcats last season. Their numerous 24-second violations demonstrated that painfully. So when a good shot is there take it – doesn’t matter if you make it particularly in the preseason. That was the message the coaching staff sent small forward..." October 11

  • Bobcats' assistant Price working to fix Kidd-Gilchrist's jumper

    NBA.com "Bobcats assistant coach Mark Price said fixing Michael Kidd-Gilchrist's jump shot is akin to performing major reconstructive surgery: It's going to take some time. "There are a lot of different areas that need some work" Price said. Price was one of the NBA's best shooters during his..." October 02

  • Kidd-Gilchrist Disappointed by Rookie Season

    Hoopsworld.com "If you thought Michael Kidd-Gilchrist didn’t play like a No.2 overall pick last season then know this: Kidd-Gilchrist didn’t think so either. The Charlotte Bobcats small forward recalls his rookie season with disappointment – not about the team’s 21-61 record but rather that he didn’t do more..." October 01

  • Bobcats hire Mark Price to rework Kidd-Gilchrist's shot

    CBSSports.com "Mark Price is widely regarded as one of the best shooting coaches on the planet. And for good reason. The man shot 40 percent from 3 for his entire career, including a four-year stretch in which he never shot worse than 38.7 percent from the arc. He has opened his own training academy with an..." July 14

  • Source: Charlotte Bobcats aren’t looking to trade Michael Kidd-Gilchrist

    Charlotte Observer "An NBA source with knowledge of the situation adamantly denied Tuesday that the Charlotte Bobcats are shopping small forward Michael Kidd-Gilchrist as a trade commodity. Rumors spread quickly Tuesday afternoon, after the website sheridanhoops.com posted a story saying the Bobcats were looking..." June 26

  • Source: Bobcats Shopping Kidd-Gilcrest to Draft Otto Porter

    Sheridan Hoops "The Charlotte Bobcats are shopping Michael Kidd-Gilchrist around the league, confident they will be able to replace him with Otto Porter of Georgetown with the No. 4 pick in Thursday’s draft. The reason the Bobcats braintrust of Rich Cho and owner Michael Jordan believe Porter will be available..." June 25

  • Michael Jordan beat Michael Kidd-Gilchrist one-on-one

    USA Today "Don't snicker when Michael Jordan says he's trying to get back down to his playing weight. Whether he comes back to the NBA or not, Jordan still can beat you in one-on-one ... unless you're better than the No. 2 pick in the draft. Charlotte Bobcats rookie Michael Kidd-Gilchrist said Friday..." February 16