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Welcome back, fantasy basketball owners. It’s been too long and I couldn’t be happier that the NBA is back.
The gift and curse of fantasy basketball is that not nearly as many people play it as baseball and football. This is great for my twitter timeline since I don’t have to scroll through thousands of waiver wire articles and people incessantly tweeting about their line up. But it also means that the major sites don’t care as much either.
Try getting any information on ESPN about the injury to Andrew Bynum, because there isn’t any except for a once a week blog post from some ESPN Philly intern who’s too afraid of Bynum’s new fro to get any sort of real news.
This is why you should make sure to use my weird fascination with the NBA to your advantage.
You see, when you’re scrolling through the channels and see the Bobcats are playing the Raptors and think to yourself “who the hell is watching that game?” Well, let me tell you something: I’m watching that game.
And with that in mind,...
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CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- The Bobcats announced starting guard Gerald Henderson could miss approximately 2-4 weeks with a sprained left foot.
Henderson, Charlotte's leading scorer last season, injured the foot during Saturday night's loss to the Dallas Mavericks. The team initially didn't think the injury was going to be a problem, but further medical tests revealed Henderson...
Tweet When the Charlotte Bobcats selected Michael Kidd-Gilchrist out of Kentucky with the second overall pick in this year’s NBA draft there were more than a few who questioned how much he could add on offense to a team in need of scorers. An area that wasn’t in doubt was his ability to [...]
It's been awhile since we've done a Charlotte Bobcats-related post but this defensive effort against the Phoenix Suns is note worthy.Watch as Tyrus Thomas and Bismack Biyombo combine to block a couple of shots from Suns forward Markieff Morris:
This big-time block from the rookie out of Kentucky came with about 8 minutes to go in the first quarter of Wednesday night’s action between the Bobcats and Suns.
The ultra-athletic, Michael Kidd-Gilchrist pins Jared Dudley’s would-be dunk against the glass and stops the Suns from taking a 10-7 lead in Charlotte.
One thing that has been clear about the young fella in his first...
The only one who could play any defense on Shannon Brown on Wednesday night was Charlotte Observer beat reporter Rick Bonnell. Bonnell limited the Suns’ Brown to just 4 3-pointers in his write-up of the Bobcats’ loss to Phoenix. The only problem is that in reality, Brown actually scored six 3-pointers, all of them [...]
CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- The Charlotte Bobcats gave up on guard Shannon Brown when they traded him in 2009, and Wednesday night they paid dearly for it. Brown exploded for six 3-pointers in the fourth quarter, including two that served as daggers in the final 3:09, as the Phoenix Suns squandered a 15-point second-half lead but regrouped down the stretch to beat the Bobcats 117-110. ...
The new team Charlotte team, our beloved Bobcats, take on the old Charlotte team, the New Orleans Hornets on Friday night. After seeing the Bobcats get a narrow win, get blown out, and put up a ton of points in an exciting loss (those exist?), there is hope for a win against a young Hornets [...]
Bobcats got "Brow" beaten...pun intendedI was in attendance for the Cats vs. Suns game off of the free tickets given away at last Friday's game. Now, I tried to get the Cats Crazies back together which, at first, looked like it would be easy to do. Why? The arena looked fairly empty as tip off time neared. Well, as game time rolled around, the arena was actually...
Hornets rookie Anthony Davis and Charlotte's Byron Mullens had to be separated by teammates and officials after tangling with one another as they made their way from under New Orleans' basket toward half court, and official Bill Kennedy wound up doing a backward somersault into the front row.
Mullens was assessed a flagrant-1 technical foul, while Davis, back after missing...
If there's a sure thing in the NBA, it's that the Dallas Mavericks will beat the Charlotte Bobcats.
The visiting Mavericks can improve to 17-0 against the Bobcats on Saturday night in a matchup of teams coming off road defeats one night earlier.
Dallas (4-2) remains the only team that Charlotte (1-3) has never beaten. The Mavericks routed the Bobcats 126-99 exactly one...
CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Shannon Brown scored 24 points and put on a dazzling shooting exhibition in the fourth quarter with five 3-pointers as the Phoenix Suns beat the Charlotte Bobcats 117-110 on Wednesday night. Brown, a former Bobcat, came to the rescue after the Suns squandered a 15-point second-half edge and had to pull back away in the final 10 minutes. He was 6 of 8 from 3...
NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- Hornets rookie Anthony Davis and Charlotte's Byron Mullens had to be separated by teammates and officials after tangling with one another as they made their way from under New Orleans' basket toward half court, and official Bill Kennedy wound up doing a backward somersault into the front row.
Mullens was assessed a flagrant-1 technical foul, while Davis...
NEW ORLEANS -- After sitting out two games with a mild concussion, New Orleans Hornets rookie forward Anthony Davis looked sluggish in missing five of his first six shots Friday night against the Charlotte Bobcats. But then Bobcats forward Byron Mullens lit his fuse, and it was game over. Davis used a first-half confrontation with Mullens to spur him to a career-high 23 points...