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2013 draft options for Bobcats

Updated: January 18, 2013, 12:40 PM ET
By Chad Ford

The past two weeks we've broken down the potential draft prospects for the two worst teams in the NBA -- the Washington Wizards and the New Orleans Hornets.

Neither team looks like it will be stuck in that position for long. With John Wall back and rookie Bradley Beal finding his stroke, the Wizards have won three of their past four. The Hornets, with a healthy Eric Gordon and Anthony Davis, have won six of seven.

That leaves the Charlotte Bobcats in serious danger of being the worst team in the league this year. After getting off to a shockingly good 7-5 start, the Bobcats are just 2-24 since Nov. 24 and a number of recent losses have just been ugly.

Unlike the Wizards and Hornets, the Bobcats aren't fighting significant injuries to their stars -- they just don't have any stars.

That explains why they rank 28th in the league in offensive efficiency and 29th in defensive efficiency. They aren't getting it done on either side of the ball. The team ranks 29th in rebounding rate, 29th in effective field goal percentage and is last in the league in assist ratio.

In other words, they're really, really bad.

Rookie Michael Kidd-Gilchrist is the team's most talented player. He was one of my favorite players in the draft last year, but his game doesn't necessarily scream "go-to-guy" -- at least not on the offensive end.

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