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CHARLOTTE, N.C. --- One of the bugaboos that often afflicted the Charlotte Bobcats a year ago was the sabotaging affect of a low-scoring quarter.
It brought disappointment in the final outcome on many nights the team played well enough for three quarters to beat quality teams. A sluggish stretch nearly cost Charlotte in its opener versus the Milwaukee Bucks, and an even uglier spell did so Wednesday with the Miami Heat road in Time Warner Arena.
A 10-point third quarter saw a 60-45 halftime lead become a 70-69 advantage thanks to poor shooting and even poorer execution.
"The third quarter, we turned it over too many times," said Bobcats coach Paul Silas, whose team fell 96-95. "I think, like 11 times in the third quarter, and that got them back in the game. And once they got back in the game we played tough, but they were just too good."
Actually, Charlotte gave up the ball 12 times in the period that's a turnover a minute and also made just 5 of 16 fi...
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The Bobcats’ first two regular season games have been so exciting that they’ve moved Charlotte Observer writer Scott Folwer to new heights of prose. After our opening night 1-point win over Milwaukee, Fowler described it as “good theater” in his post-game column. But our narrow loss to the defending Eastern Conference Champion Heat on Wednesday [...]
Before I begin my first post for Bobcats Planet I just wanted to say that I am thankful for this opportunity and am looking forward to posting on the ‘Cats throughout the season. I’ve followed the team since its initial season and feel that it is finally heading in the right direction after years of [...]
Charlotte Bobcats coach Paul Silas said he expects point guard D.J. Augustin to be available for Wednesday's game against the Miami Heat.
Augustin suffered a sprained left ankle in the waning minutes of Monday's game against the Milwaukee Bucks.
X-rays were negative on the 2008 first-round draft pick, who scored a team-high 19 points to go along with eight assists in Charlotte...
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - If the Bobcats are going to take a step forward this season they're going to need some big plays and strong shooting from point guard D.J. Augustin.So far, so good.Augustin scored a team-high 19 points in the Bobcats' 96-95 win over the Bucks in Monday night's ...
by Tracy Weissenberg / @basketballista
Since lifting UConn to a National Championship, Kemba Walker had a busy offseason. As part of a new group of rising talent for Under Armour, Walker filmed an individual commercial as part of the “Are You From Here?” series.
While we know where Walker is from, the fun is anticipating where he is going. As the No. 9 pick in the 2011 Draft...
If the Bobcats are going to take a step forward this season they're going to need some big plays and strong shooting from point guard D.J. Augustin.
Derrick Brown of the Bobcats thought he had the best of LeBron James by picking his pocket and heading the other way for what seemed like an uncontested layup. Unfortunately Derrick Brown underestimated LeBron’s love of blocking people from behind.
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CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - Michael Jordan is engaged to longtime girlfriend Yvette Prieto, a Cuban-American model he's been dating for three years. Publicist Estee Portnoy confirmed the news, first reported by WCNC in Charlotte, on Thursday.The Bobcats owner got engaged over the Christmas weekend. No wedding date has been set.This ...
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - Dwyane Wade hit a bank shot over Gerald Henderson with 2.9 seconds left to lift the Miami Heat to a 96-95 victory over the pesky Charlotte Bobcats on Wednesday and remain unbeaten.After Henderson hit a 3-pointer from the right wing to put the Bobcats up by ...
The next sentence may tell you all you need to know about the supply and demand for true big men in the NBA. Free agent center Joel Przybilla is drawing interest from the Milwaukee Bucks, Miami Heat and Los Angeles Clippers, according to a report in the Journal Times. The paper’s Gery Woefel spoke to…
When Kwame Brown chose to sign with the Golden State Warriors, the Charlotte Bobcats stopped being a conventional team at center.
Michael Jordan is engaged to longtime girlfriend Yvette Prieto, a Cuban-American model he's been dating for three years. Publicist Estee Portnoy confirmed the news, first reported by WCNC in Charlotte, on Thursday. The Bobcats owner got engaged over the Christmas weekend. No wedding date has been set.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) Dwyane Wade hit a bank shot over Gerald Henderson with 2.9 seconds left to lift the Miami Heat to a 96-95
victory over the pesky Charlotte Bobcats on Wednesday and remain unbeaten.