With their second victory over the Washington Wizards, the Charlotte Bobcats matched last season's win total just 12 games into 2012-13.
Fifty games later, the league-worst Bobcats still haven't doubled that amount.
Charlotte will try to defeat an opponent three times in a season for the first time since 2010-11 on Saturday night in the nation's capital.
After going 7-59 and finishing with the worst winning percentage (.106) in league history last season, the Bobcats (13-49) improved to 7-5 on Nov. 24 when they defeated the host Wizards (19-41) 108-106 in double-overtime.
Charlotte snapped a five-game skid in this series 11 days earlier with a 92-76 home win.
Any good feelings or promise brought by the Bobcats' quick start are now long gone, as they've lost 44 of 50 since their last meeting with Washington.
Charlotte is carrying a nine-game skid into this contest after getting routed 116-94 by Oklahoma City on Friday. The last eight defeats have been by double-digit margins, a...