It's been two-and-a-half years since Bismack Biyombo, the No. 7 overall pick of the 2011 NBA draft, was acquired in a draft-day trade by Charlotte. And recently, Bobcats coach Steve Clifford replaced the 21-year-old with journeyman forward Jeff Adrien.
It may seem too soon to give up on a player like Biyombo who entered the league with such promise and upside, particularly as a rim-protector. A closer look at the stats, however, shows that Biyombo's had plenty of opportunity to prove himself.