When you're mathematically eliminated from the playoffs with a month left in the season, there's no downside to taking the long view, right?

Charlotte Bobcats coach Paul Silas plans to lean toward youth in his rotation in the remaining 16 games. That started Saturday against the Detroit Pistons, when Silas started power forward Byron Mullens and swingman Reggie Williams. It will continue tonight in Toronto, when Silas plans to start rookie Kemba Walker at point guard.