A good mom understands her son is special. Give her the opportunity she’ll tell you why. The world can be hard, even the world of the No. 2 pick in the 2012 NBA draft. A good mom offers a soft place to land. The Charlotte Bobcats invested the No.?2 pick on Michael Kidd-Gilchrist of Kentucky, and the Bobcats held an introductory news conference for him Friday at Time Warner Cable Arena. Family accompanied him, among them his stepfather Vincent Richardson and mother Cynthia Richardson. They sit in folding chairs in the first row. How would you describe Kidd-Gilchrist to people who know him only as a basketball player.