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Gordon can still shoot but shouldn't start in Charlotte.
For starters, neither of these guys are bad players at all. Sessions was a terrific pickup at the point for the Lakers last season until dropping off in the playoffs. And Gordon, while never even remotely living up to the silly contract he got from the Pistons, is still a very good, very dangerous shooter.
But if the Bobcats start these two over youngsters Gerald Henderson and Kemba Walker, they are certifiably insane.
This is a team that recorded the worst winning percentage in NBA history last year. They won seven, count 'em, seven games.
Charlotte needs to allow their young players to play, to screw up and to grow together. Sitting any of them in favor of stop gaps or journeymen or anyone who will be gone after a year is absurd.
Walker and Henderson were each lottery picks. They, along with Bismack Biyombo and this year's No. 2 pick Michael Kidd-Gilchrist, are the future of this franchise. Those players represent the core of the team.
Gordon and Sessions have nothing to do with it.
The Bobcats will probably win between 15 and 20 games this year no matter who starts. They must play Henderson and Walker 35 minutes per game or more.
Gordon and Sessions will do nothing to help their win total, but they may well do plenty to hinder the development of the team's young, talented players.