Originally written on Trade Street Post  |  Last updated 10/15/14
Either my eyes are playing tricks on me, or there is a Cardboard Marion under Haywood's elbow...Well, the trade deadline passed today and DJ Augustin, despite rampant rumors, did not get traded. For many (like myself) this was good news. For a lot of others, it was the first of two bummers expected today. The second? Well, the Bobcats had to take the court in their “Death Valley” against the Dallas Mavericks. The Cats have never beaten the Mavs, but Dallas is just a season or two away from being forced to begin the same rebuilding process now well underway on Trade Street, USA. The Mavericks are aging to the point that some one could sing, “The Old Grey Mavs, they ain’t what they used to be.” The game promised to be a matchup of the future versus the past. Just how much more of the Bobcats’ “future” must be in place to steal a win from the elder statesmen of the NBA? The first quarter began the way many Cats games have begun this season, with Charlotte displaying great energy...
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