I saw the Bobcats in person for the second time Sunday afternoon. My assignment was to write about NBA rookie Tyler Hansbrough -- you can find that column here.
That didn't leave me much room to comment on the Bobcats (4-9), though, so here are a few quick thoughts about them on a rainy Monday.
-- Stephen Jackson is the most complete player the Bobcats have ever had, and the most graceful, too. He doesn't ever seem to be moving fast, but he gets to where he wants to on the court. It appears Jackson and Gerald Wallace -- who is still the most athletic Bobcat -- are still learning how to play together, though.
-- I think Gerald Henderson should be getting a few more minutes per game.
-- When the ball goes to Flip Murray, you better start heading for the glass and hoping for an offensive rebound. Murray is not exactly shy about jacking it up.
-- Nazr Mohammed led the Bobcats Sunday with 18 points in 18 minutes (here's the game story from our own Rick Bonnell). Mohammed is so much more skilled than DeSagana Diop, who Larry Brown has tried to force-feed minutes in the past as the backup center to little avail. Hopefully Mohammed continues to get more time and Diop less.
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