NBA Trade Rumors: Charlotte Bobcats Should Not Sign-and-Trade Gerald Henderson

July 13th, 2013 by Matt Fitzgerald Leave a reply »

Gerald Henderson has stuck with the Charlotte Bobcats through his first four NBA seasons—the last three of which have been particularly disastrous—and the franchise should reward him with a payday rather than explore sign-and-trade options.

According to Yahoo! reporter Adrian Wojnarowski, Henderson and the Charlotte brass are gridlocked in contract negotiations, with the former Duke star wanting somewhere between $7.5 and $8.5 million.

Maybe it's something to do with majority owner and legend Michael Jordan being an alumnus of the University of North Carolina.

In all seriousness, the Bobcats simply don't know what they have in Henderson well enough to trade him yet. Partially because of that, the return value the team could possibly get for him seems dubious, thus rendering the prospects of giving him up illogical.

Rick Bonnell of The Charlotte Observer reports that the Bobcats would prefer to keep Henderson. They should, especially if the asking price is as relatively reasonable as it reportedly is now.

Henderson is only 25 years old, and hasn't had a legitimate supporting ...

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