Michael Kidd-Gilchrist RUMORS & NEWS

  • 97d
    Adrian Wojnarowski @WojVerticalNBA

    Sources: After suffering another torn labrum, Charlotte's Michael Kidd-Gilchrist will undergo shoulder surgery. He will miss rest of season.

  • Sources: Hornets’ Kidd-Gilchrist to have shoulder surgery, miss rest of season

    Yahoo! Sports "After suffering another torn labrum, Charlotte Hornets forward Michael Kidd-Gilchrist will undergo shoulder surgery and will miss the remainder of the season, league sources told Yahoo Sports. Kidd-Gilchrist re-injured the shoulder Feb. 10 in a win over the Indiana Pacers after aggressively..." February 16

  • 102d
    Chris Mannix @ChrisMannixYS

    Michael Kidd-Gilchrist has a torn labrum in his right shoulder, per Hornets. No timetable for his return, will be reevaluated after All-Star

  • Michael Kidd-Gilchrist leaves game after reinjuring right shoulder

    SB Nation "Charlotte Hornets forward Michael Kidd-Gilchrist suffered a dislocated right shoulder during the team's game against the Indiana Pacers on Wednesday. The Hornets announced the injury after Kidd-Gilchrist took a hard fall to the floor during a loose ball play and left the game in the second..." February 11

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    Charlotte Hornets PR @HornetsPR

    INJURY UPDATE: @hornets Michael Kidd-Gilchrist has suffered a dislocated right shoulder. #CHAatIND

  • Michael Kidd-Gilchrist Plays First Game Of 15-16 Season

    Real GM Basketball "Michael Kidd-Gilchrist played his first game of the season after suffering a shoulder injury in the preseason. Kidd-Gilchrist started and played 33 minutes, getting 13 points and seven rebounds." January 30

  • Hornets' Kidd-Gilchrist cleared to return vs. Trail Blazers

    The Score "Help is on the way for the Charlotte Hornets. The team announced Friday afternoon that swingman Michael Kidd-Gilchrist, who was originally believed to be out for the season after suffering a torn labrum, has been cleared for game action. He's expected to be in uniform on Friday against the..." January 29

  • 116d
    Rick Bonnell @rick_bonnell

    The @hornets Michael Kidd-Gilchrist is close to being activated for the first time this season. Could happen Friday in Portland.

  • 125d
    Steve Kyler @stevekylerNBA

    Hornets forward Michael Kidd-Gilchrist has been cleared for full-contact practice - no timetable on his return to the active roster

  • Michael Kidd-Gilchrist Cleared For Full-Contact Practice

    Real GM Basketball "Michael Kidd-Gilchrist has been cleared for full-contact practice by team orthopedist Dr. Marcus Cook. The fourth-year player suffered a torn labrum in his right shoulder on Oct. 3, 2015, in a preseason game at Orlando and underwent successful surgery performed by Dr. Cook on Oct. 6. As part of..." January 19

  • Hornets’ Michael Kidd-Gilchrist fully cleared for non-contact drills

    Charlotte Observer "Recent developments suggest Charlotte Hornets small forward Michael Kidd-Gilchrist could still play a significant chunk of the regular season. Kidd-Gilchrist was recently cleared for all non-contact activities, following shoulder surgery in October to repair a torn labrum. If he progresses..." January 06

  • 230d
    Chris Mannix @ChrisMannixSI

    Hornets confirm that Michael Kidd-Gilchrist will undergo surgery for the torn labrum in his right shoulder. Timetable for return still TBD.

  • 231d
    Adrian Wojnarowski @WojYahooNBA

    Charlotte's Michael Kidd-Gilchrist will need shoulder surgery and be sidelined six months, league source tells Yahoo Sports.

  • Hornets' Michael Kidd-Gilchrist to undergo season-ending shoulder surgery

    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

  • Hornets' Kidd-Gilchrist suffers dislocated shoulder

    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

  • Michael Kidd-Gilchrist finalizing contract extension with Hornets

    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

  • Hornets touting Kidd-Gilchrist for spot on NBA All-Defensive Team

    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

  • 412d
    Ethan J. Skolnick @EthanJSkolnick

    Steve Clifford says MKG probably won't be back this season, Cody Zeller might be. "It is what it is."

  • 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

  • 531d
    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

  • 556d
    Rick Bonnell @rick_bonnell

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

  • 566d
    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

  • 779d
    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

  • 888d
    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

  • 942d
    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

    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

  • 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