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Now onto the links.
Bobcats coach Mike Dunlap letting MKG loose in preseason | CharlotteObserver.com
The most interesting thing I heard postgame, after the Charlotte Bobcats beat the Washington Wizards Sunday, was this from coach Mike Dunlap on rookie forward Michael Kidd-Gilchrist:
Fowler: Charlotte Bobcats work to keep Kemba Walker grounded | CharlotteObserver.com
New Bobcats coach Mike Dunlap believes that Kemba Walker's gruesome shooting percentage for his rookie season will improve along with his total assists if he will look before he leaps.
Projecting 2012-13 for the Bobcats " Queen City Hoops
Brett from QCH with his prediction for the upcoming season
Around the NBA Links
Coming out in the NBA - TrueHoop Blog - ESPN
When will closeted gay players feel comfortable emerging from the shadows?
Player Capsule (Plus): Bloomsday with Derrick Rose | The Gothic Ginobili
Derrick Rose and James Joyce, from the great Gothic Ginobili site
Player Capsule (Plus): LeBron James — the King and I | The Gothic Ginobili
Another one of Aaron's fantastic player capsules. Just fantastic writing and melding of the personal and basketball