Before his name is called at the NFL Draft in less than two weeks, Jadeveon Clowney figured that he would take a little time to see his hometown NBA team.
Clowney, along with his former South Carolina Gamecock and Rock Hill (SC) South Pointe High School teammate Stephon Gilmore (currently a cornerback with the Buffalo Bills and the 10th overall pick in the 2012 Draft), spent their Saturday night taking in the Charlotte Bobcats’ first round NBA Playoffs game against the Miami Heat.
Clowney and Gilmore’s presence apparently didn’t help: the Bobcats lost, 98-85, to fall into a 3-0 series hole to the two-time defending champions. The duo also got a look at this little play by Lebron James:
However this series ends (bear in mind that no NBA team has ever come back from down 3-0 in the playoffs), Clowney and Gilmore can take heart that their hometown team will be taking on the identity of the Charlotte Hornets next season. Now all the Hornets have to do is figure out how to win a playoff series and beat the Heat.