Hornets confirm that Michael Kidd-Gilchrist will undergo surgery for the torn labrum in his right shoulder. Timetable for return still TBD.
Charlotte's Michael Kidd-Gilchrist will need shoulder surgery and be sidelined six months, league source tells Yahoo Sports.
Yahoo! Sports "Charlotte Hornets forward Michael Kidd-Gilchrist will undergo season-ending shoulder surgery, a league source told Yahoo Sports on Monday. Kidd-Gilchrist suffered a separated right shoulder in Saturday’s preseason victory over Orlando, and an MRI on Monday in Charlotte revealed the need for..." October 05
Fox Sports "Hornets forward Michael Kidd-Gilchrist suffered a dislocated right shoulder Saturday night in Charlotte's 106-100 exhibition win over Orlando, the club said. Kidd-Gilchrist was curling off a screen late in the second quarter when he tumbled to the ground after absorbing a foul by a Magic..." October 04
Yahoo! Sports "Charlotte Hornets forward Michael Kidd-Gilchrist is finalizing a four-year, $52 million contract extension, league sources told Yahoo Sports. The agreement will be finalized this week with a news conference to follow, league sources said. As a member of the 2012 NBA draft class, Kidd-Gilchrist..." August 25
Fox Sports Carolinas "When the Charlotte Hornets drafted Michael Kidd-Gilchrist at No. 2 overall in 2012, right behind Kentucky teammate Anthony Davis, the selection had its share of skeptics. After all, percentage-wise, Kidd-Gilchrist might have been the worst jump shooter of any prospect in the draft. But the..." April 07
Steve Clifford says MKG probably won't be back this season, Cody Zeller might be. "It is what it is."
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
After missing 12 games for the Hornets with a stress reaction in his foot, MKG is expected to play Wednesday. http://t.co/8p1s9YfXd7
MKG stress reaction in right foot. Out at least 2 games.
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
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
Steve Clifford said MKG is fine to play tonight after bruising his back against the Magic. As expected, Josh McRoberts (ankle) out again.
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
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.
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
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
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
MKG out tonight. Jeff Taylor will start. Steve Clifford anticipates using Ben Gordon some tonight 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
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
BREAKING: Bobcats exercise options on Biyombo, Walker and 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
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
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
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
CBS Sports "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
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
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
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