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CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- It would have been totally understandable had the Portland Trail Blazers folded down the stretch Monday night. Instead, the Blazers turned the sixth game on a grueling seven-game Eastern road trip into a night to remember. Portland rallied from an 18-point deficit in the final five-plus minutes of regulation, then pulled away for a 118-112 overtime victory over the Charlotte Bobcats. The stunning comeback occurred after the Blazers trailed 92-74, but it was not out of character for the team, according to coach Terry Stotts. "It was an exciting game, and it was a fun way to win it," Stotts said. "Obviously, being down 15 or 17 with five and a half to go was not where you wanted to be, but we had guys make big plays on both ends of the floor. "We were resilient tonight. I think we've shown that from Day One. We've had some bumps along the way, but for the most part, they are resilient. They come back and fight, and they compete....
BEST OF MAXIM
Charlotte Bobcats forward Michael Kidd-Gilchrist slammed home a monster dunk during the first quarter of Monday night's NBA game against the Portland Trail Blazers.
The dunk by MKG brought the fans at the Time Warner Cable Arena to their feet.
However, the Bobcats blew a fourth quarter lead and lost to the Blazers in overtime 118-112.
Video via. H/T OTB.
I was on the optimistic side before the season began when analyzing the prospects of the Charlotte Bobcats for the first month of the season. I was criticized a bit for predicting a 6-9 November start, and while I freely admit it was a bit of a reach at the time, it turns out my [...]
The Charlotte Bobcats have not had much to celebrate in their nine-year existence. They have posted only one winning season and gave their fans (what few of them there are) reason to get excited earlier this season when the ‘Cats won six of eight. Since then, somebody must have reminded them that they are the Bobcats, because they have lost four straight.
With that in mind, we...
Let’s lead today with J.J. Hickson, the man who played just 12 minutes last night because his defense was, shall we say, lacking. Son, you don’t let Byron Mullens dunk on LeMarcus Aldridge’s head like that! Now go sit on the end of the bench. Don’t even bother getting on the stationary bike, you’re not going back in! boo hoo. That’s what I can imagine the coach saying...
Along with the Charlotte Bobcats B.J. Mullens is one of the biggest surprises on this young NBA season. Last night in a game against Portland Mullens threw down a monster dunk. This is one of the best dunks in the NBA so far this season. Harrison Barnes still has the dunk of the year so far though.
Mullens attempted a three pointer but he missed it and got his own rebound. He then...
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) -- LaMarcus Aldridge had 25 points and 13 rebounds, Luke Babbitt hit a pair of clutch 3-pointers and the Portland Trail Blazers overcame an 18-point fourth-quarter deficit to beat the Charlotte Bobcats 118-112 in overtime Monday night.
The Blazers trailed 97-79 with 5:17 left in regulation, but stormed back to tie the score and sent it into overtime on Babbitt...
This dunk was incredible...but this picture...well...Byron, we're going to have to work on your "awesome dunk" face.
Well, tonight had its fair share of ups and downs. There were great dunks, great plays, and big leads. There were also turnovers, missed foul shots, poor officiating, and squandered leads. The result was the Bobcats netting their 4th straight...
Check out ya boy Byron Mullens of the Charlotte Bobcats flying over top of LaMarcus Aldridge and dunking all over his face last night. This is a seven footer I might add. Never seen anything like it. Aldridge didn't seem like he wanted to go for a block and settled for trying to take a charge, but no go on that. The dunk was good to go and it clearly sits at the top of...
Last night, Byron Mullens (better known as B.J. to you college basketball fans) had what might be the best dunk of the NBA season so far. I know what you’re thinking, ‘Wait, that dorky, weird looking white guy had the dunk of the year?‘ Yes and you should watch it. Now.
Mullens tosses up a three from the top of the key. The shot ends up bricking horribly but Mullens was in...
CHARLOTTE, N.C. - The Portland Trail Blazers pulled off a remarkable comeback on Monday night, rallying from an 18-point deficit in the final six minutes of regulation and beating the Charlotte Bobcats 118-112 in overtime. The Trail Blazers trailed 92-74 with 5:17 left in the fourth quarter before erupting to outscore Charlotte 28-10 to close out regulation. They tied the...
Blake Griffin, Gerald Green, DeMar DeRozan are all considered some of the best dunkers in the NBA but should Bobcats' Byron Mullens be added to the list?
If his dunk on Blazers' LaMarcus Aldridge is any indication, then the answer is yes.
During the Bobcats-Blazers game, Mullens went top-shelf on Aldridge and showed off not only some major hops, but will certainly have...
As we get ready for a Monday night of NBA hoops, Charlotte Bobcats center Byron Mullens has been a nice surprise over the last two seasons.Earlier tonight against the Portland Trail Blazers, Mullens decided to put LaMarcus Aldridge on a poster with this one-handed dunk: (Courtesy of The Point Forward)
Byron Mullens tossed LaMarcus Aldridge on one of the more nasty posters we have seen this year. Wait, what?
You heard that correctly. During today’s game between the Trailblazers and the Bobcats the seven-foot center out of Ohio State took flight from inside the free throw line and soared over Aldridge to complete the one-handed jack hammer. Quite the athletic play from the...
While most remember that New Orleans Hornets forward Anthony Davis was the first pick of the 2012 NBA Draft, the second pick has been making noise with the Charlotte Bobcats.
During yesterday's Charlotte Bobcats/Portland Trail Blazers, Michael Kidd Gilchrist showed off his aerial flair on a fast break and skied for a two-handed jam:
The Portland Trail Blazers' bench has helped the team pick up its scoring - and get back into the win column - after a rough start to their longest trip of the season.
Ending that stretch with another strong effort could be asking a lot with the defensive-minded Indiana Pacers up next.
Portland looks to close out its seven-game trip with a third consecutive victory Wednesday...