Originally written November 14, 2012 on Pro Sports Daily:
MINNEAPOLIS -- The same Charlotte Bobcats franchise -- but not the same team -- that lost its final 23 games last season now has won three consecutive games for the first time since March 2011 after Wednesday's wild 89-87 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves in Minneapolis. Remade with the summertime hiring of coach Mike Dunlap and five off-season player additions, the Bobcats followed home victories over Dallas in overtime and Washington in regulation time to deliver the injury-ravaged Wolves their first home loss this season. They did so when Kemba Walker's jump shot with seven-tenths of a second left broke a tie game after the Wolves came back from a 14-point deficit in the final four minutes. The Bobcats withstood a late 15-2 Wolves run and their own mistake when they tried to call a timeout they didn't have in the final 38 seconds. They withstood three Wolves chances to claim the lead in the final 13 seconds. Derrick Williams made one of two free throws t...
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