Found September 30, 2013 on
Jeff Foxworthy here. Now I’m about to tell a few funnies about a basketball team up the coast from me in North Carolina. Settle in and enjoy the funnies, folks.
When the T-n-A of the Lady Cats is the first image you flash on your website, you might be a crappy NBA franchise.
When the best news of your offseason is that you’re changing the name of your team back to the Hornets, to recall the “glory years” of Larry Johnson, Alonzo Mourning and Kendall Gill (best finish ever: 2nd round of playoffs [editor/Charlotte native's note - way to rub it in Pete!]), you might be a crappy NBA franchise.
When the two dudes competing for your starting power forward slot – rookie Cody Zeller and free agent signee Josh McRoberts – couldn’t take Danny Schayes and Tim McCormick in a game of two-on-two, you might be a crappy NBA franchise.
And so it goes for the Charlotte Bobcats, Michael Jordan’s perennially woeful and frustrating pet project. It’s almost identical to his foray into baseball – he a...
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If third-year center Bismack Biyombo feels threatened by the Charlotte Bobcats adding big men Al Jefferson and Cody Zeller you wouldn’t know it from his approach.
Biyombo started 80 of 82 games last season averaging 4.8 points and 7.2 rebounds. After the season the Bobcats used the fourth pick on Zeller and signed Jefferson to a 3-year $40.5 million contract.
Biyombo likely isn’t...
Bobcats coach Steve Clifford said despite adding two big men to the roster this offseason, rebounding remains his biggest concern as the team prepares to open training camp Tuesday in Asheville, N.C.
Charlotte made a splash signing free agent center Al Jefferson to a $40.5 million contract and drafting 7-foot forward Cody Zeller fourth overall to upgrade its frontcourt. But Clifford...
Bobcats assistant coach Mark Price said fixing Michael Kidd-Gilchrist's jump shot is akin to performing major reconstructive surgery: It's going to take some time.
''There are a lot of different areas that need some work,'' Price said.
Price was one of the NBA's best shooters during his 13-year career, which is why Bobcats owner Michael Jordan hired...
Beyond his very interesting and out of the ordinary name, Jamario Moon had an intriguing rise to the NBA which was followed by a less-than-stellar professional level performance. Jamario Moon was born on July 13, 1980 in Goodwater, Alabama. Moon attended Coosa Central High School in Rockford, Alabama where he never truly had any showings ...The post The Intriguing Tale of Jamario...
If you thought Michael Kidd-Gilchrist didn’t play like a No.2 overall pick last season then know this: Kidd-Gilchrist didn’t think so either.
The Charlotte Bobcats small forward recalls his rookie season with disappointment – not about the team’s 21-61 record but rather that he didn’t do more to help.
His numbers weren’t bad. He averaged 9.0 points 5.8 rebounds and...
DeSagana Diop whom the Cavaliers selected eighth overall in 2001 is on the team's official training camp roster this month.
Diop was a draft bust who started just five games in four years with the Cavs but he has managed to stick around the NBA for 12 seasons. He spent the last five seasons with the Charlotte Bobcats and averaged 0.7 points and 2.3 rebounds in 22 games (one...
CHARLOTTE, N.C. New coaches bring in new schemes, new attitudes, and new expectations, hoping to have the cure-all for the issues they inherit.
But if new Bobcats head coach Steve Clifford, the club's third coach in three years, is right, theres not a scheme or system he can devise to address their biggest need rebounding.
Last season, they were second to last in the league...
DeSagana Diop will play with the Cleveland Cavaliers in training camp.
Diop was a first round lottery pick by the Cavaliers in 2001 and spent four seasons with the organization.
Diop earned a long-term deal in the NBA after being an active rebounding and defensive presence for the Dallas Mavericks.