History may one day recall, though history may not care, that the closest the 2011-12 Charlotte Bobcats came to a two-game win streak was in the second game of their season.
Charlotte, already 1-0 after an opening night 96-95 victory over the Milwaukee Bucks, led the Miami Heat by one point with a few seconds remaining. Yes, the Miami Heat. Alas for the Bobcats and the 19,614 in attendance that Dec. 28 evening at Time Warner Cable Arena, Dwyane Wade banked in the game-winning 10-footer with 2.9 seconds to play.
How does an NBA franchise go from potentially 2-0 to 7-54? To being remembered, if it fails to win one of its remaining five contests, as the worst NBA team ever? It isn't easy, but then nothing has been for the 2011-12 Bobcats.
"We are desperate to get a win," said Bobcats guard Matt Carroll, whose team has endured 16- and 18-game losing streaks (the latter one is active). "No one wants to be known as the worst team in NBA history."
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