Birdman can be a valuable defensive and shot blocking presence off the bench which the Hornets desperately need with Ely and Armstrong being inconsistent. I don't see the comparison with Hilton other than them being fan favorites. Birdman is in the NBA and Hilton is in the Arena League.The Birdman might be the Zach Hilton of the Hornets. Completely and utterly overrated by a cadre of homers..
Except the Birdman might be more useless to us than Hilton was for the Saints.