LEXINGTON, KY - NOVEMBER 26: Michael Kidd-Gilchrist #14 of the Kentucky Wildcats watches a free throw shot during the game against the Portland Pilots at Rupp Arena on November 26, 2011 in Lexington, Kentucky. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)
What's this about? Michael Kidd-Gilchrist will work out for the Cavaliers, Bobcats, Wizards, Trail Blazers --all top five picks-- and the Nets, who as of now has the #57 pick. Word from Rick Bonnell of the Charlotte Observer is that MKG is traveling to New Jersey out of loyalty: the West Orange native has long been a Nets fan, like his pal, Kyrie Irving.
"The Nets have no first-round pick, but Kidd-Gilchrist is from New Jersey and rooted for the Nets growing up," explained Bonnell.
It's hard to imagine the Nets being able to move up into contention for the 6'6" Kentucky swingman who many, ironically enough, compare to a young Gerald Wallace.
Waiters may have lottery pick promise - Rick Bonnell - Charlotte Observer