Michael Kidd-Gilchrist is making an impact back home

Michael Kidd-Gilchrist
Michael Kidd-Gilchrist (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

It’s been a whirlwind couple of months for Michael Kidd-Gilchrist.  The Somerdale native and second overall pick in last June’s Draft out of the University of is off to a fantastic start with the Charlotte Bobcats. The rookie forward started the first 27 games, taking an average of 11 points and 6.3 rebounds into Wednesday’s matchup with the defending champion Miami Heat.

Add in his selection as the Eastern Conference Rookie of the Month for November and it’s easy to understand why expectations are pretty high in the Queen City for the talented small forward.

Off the court, MKG continues to impress as well. While it comes as no surprise to those closest to him, the rookie sensation has continued to find ways to give back and make sure people understand there’s a lot more to him than what they might only see on TV.

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