Charlotte Bobcats Observations
02/21/2014 9:53 PM
02/21/2014 9:54 PM
• Clifford said that while it’s obvious Neal’s 3-point shooting will create more room in the post for center Al Jefferson, he will also aid Kemba Walker with pick-and-rolls, making it harder to give help on the dribbler with another shooter spotted up.
• Clifford has been concerned all season about his team’s shooting range, and the effect it has on other aspects of the offense: “If you have two guys who can shoot 3s, they’re (defenders) more hesitant to come (double) and if you have three guys who can make 3s, it’s really tough to double.”
• Ben Gordon is reportedly in negotiations with the Bobcats to buy out what’s left of his contract. That would give him a chance to sign with another team in time to be on a playoff roster. The Chicago Bulls could be interested.
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