Michael Kidd-Gilchrist gaining confidence with his jump shot, showing signs of progress

Michael Kidd-Gilchrist - photo by Jeff Siner | Charlotteobserver.com
Michael Kidd-Gilchrist – photo by Jeff Siner | Charlotteobserver.com

Michael Kidd-Gilchrist’s jump shot has never been a portrait of perfection.  Not when he was dominating the AAU circuit in the New Jersey area or even while helping win a national championship last season.  But the selected Kidd-Gilchrist No. 2 overall in last year’s draft believing they could fix the flaws in his shot, help him develop into a dominant player at the NBA level and that he could become a key building block in their foundation.

Slowly but surely, Kidd-Gilchrist is showing signs of progress, particularly in the last week.

Although the Bobcats continue to struggle as a team — they’re marred in another eight-game losing streak — Kidd-Gilchrist has been a bright spot shooting 67 percent from the field and averaging 17 points over the last two games.

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