Found February 01, 2012 on
Basketball ] MiamiHerald.com:
The hapless Charlotte Bobcats will try to avoid a 10th straight loss tonight when they resume a four-game road trip against the Portland Trail Blazers in Rip City.
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On the heels of losing their 10th straight game, the Charlotte Bobcats have also lost their leading scorer. A magnetic resonance imaging confirmed Thursday that shooting guard Gerald Henderson suffered a strained right hamstring in Wednesday’s loss to the Portland...
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The Blazers are coming off, yet another, road loss, but it should not be too hard to get back in the W column facing a Bobcats’ team that is the worst in the league and on top of that have several injured starters.
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Charlotte Bobcats (3-19) at Portland Trailblazers (12-9)
When: 10 PM ET...
The Bobcats are two games into the worst road trip out west since The Shining. And just as it did with Jack Torrance, dementia is starting to spread in and around the team. Midway through the second quarter against the Lakers, with the Bobcats clinging to a semi-respectable 16-point deficit, color analyst Dell Curry speculated, [...]
When it comes to poor free throw shooting you usually associate it with former NBA bigman Shaquille O'Neal. However, a new face of poor charity stripe tossing may have emerged from the pack on Saturday.Seen here is Charlotte Bobcats forward DeSagana Diop chucking a free throw attempt that some are calling, "the worst free-throw miss in the history of professional basketball...
The Portland Trail Blazers are searching for answers. They're scouring a landfill for an air freshener.
Every now and then, a hidden treasure emerges that may be worth bragging about, but that doesn't solve the odor and filth suffocating and smothering them into submission.
That is exactly what the Trail Blazers (12-9) are trying to do on the road - find that air freshener...
So, should the Charlotte Bobcats fire coach Paul Silas in the wake of a massive losing streak and a gigantic loss to the Portland Trail Blazers? It would be handy. It would be validating to management and ownership. It would...
The Portland Trailblazers were hit with the injury bug once again last night, as Nicolas Batum went down with an ugly-looking knee injury. An MRI will determine his fate. Per the Oregonian: “Fourth-quarter meltdown? Check. Head-scratching guard play? Check. Poor execution down the stretch that led to a loss on the road? Check and check. And, in fitting fashion for a franchise...
After returning home Monday night and watching the play at least 20 times, according to his own count, Batum said he feared the worst.
After playing just 26:16, he hopes to be fresher for tonight's game at Sacramento.
Former Cleveland Cavaliers lottery selection DeSagana Diop airballed a free throw last night. It was fairly epic.
The best part may be that his second attempt went glass.
Over 10 NBA seasons after being selected eighth overall in 2001, Diop has averaged 2.0 points per contest. The 7-footer is making $6.5 million this year.
(h/t to Brian Boesch)
The MRI on Nicolas Batum‘s injured left knee delivered relatively good news, as Batum had feared for the absolute worst. He’s listed as day-to-day with a knee contusion. From CSNNW: “MRI confirms Trail Blazers forward Nicolas Batum has a left knee bone contusion. Batum will be out for Wednesday’s matchup against the Charlotte Bobcats. He’s listed day-to-day and will be...
A person familiar with the situation says Bobcats guard/forward Gerald Henderson will miss 2-4 weeks with a strained right hamstring.
Trail Blazers forward Nicolas Batum has a left knee bone contusion that will keep him out of Wednesday night's game against the Charlotte Bobcats.
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While they haven't been at their best on the road, the Portland Trail Blazers have had almost no trouble winning at the Rose Garden.