• The Bobcats exercised the team options to retain WalterHerrmann and Ryan Hollins next season. However, backup center JakeVoskuhl exercised a player option to terminate his contract.
Voskuhl's agent, Mark Bartelstein, told the Observer his client enjoys playing for the Bobcats, but is looking for a long-term deal. Voskuhl had a productive season, picking up the slack for an often-injured Primoz Brezec.
With the Bobcats trading for Richardson and hoping to re-sign Wallace and Carroll, the roster is filling up with wing players. However, new coach SamVincent says he sees Herrmann as primarily a power forward, not a small forward.
Vincent said he doesn't anticipate Alan Anderson playing summer-league games, because Anderson's contract status is unsettled.
• Vincent reinforced Monday that he was all for trading the rights to rookie Brandan Wright for Richardson, in pursuit of a playoff spot: "We want guys who are more about the right now than the two years from now."
interesting to see Vincent sees Hermann as a PF strictly