Charlotte Bobcats officially sign Ramon Sessions

As Rick Bonnell first reported, the Bobcats have signed free agent point guard Ramon Sessions. Per ESPN's Marc Spears, the deal is for two years for $5 million each season.

This isn't a huge jump in talent at the point guard, essentially swapping out Sessions for Augustin, but Sessions does have the advantage in most statistical aspects. He's a better scorer, especially closer to the rim. Sessions' last season was surprisingly good from three, hitting 44.3 percent of his attempts, after he didn't even attempt 40 in a single season before this year. Whether his range is finally coming around or if last year was an outlier, I guess we'll see. But if he has the form, mechanics and repetition, it's possible he could be a good shooter as well as a slasher. His stats improve if you look at his splits as a starter, too (14.4 ppg, 7.2 apg).

Augustin did outperform him as a passer, however. Augustin had a 38.9% AST% (percentage of FGM he assisted while on the floor) while Sessions had 35.5%. So it's close.

Personally, I like the signing. It's not a big salary increase over what they could have paid Augustin for better talent.

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