Found November 29, 2012 on Trade Street Post:
So, how does a team come back from a 45-point beat down earlier in the week?  Let me remind, again, that the team dishing out that beat down was an NBA Finals team.  Unlike last season’s Bobcats, they come back to lose by only 3 points in the Hawks house.  The final score was 94-91.  It was a great game to see, even though I was stuck on the phone for most of the second half, trying to get my internet service restored.  We need to realize that the Eastern conference is weaker than it has ever been.  Part of that is due to trades, injury, etc., but it is what it is.  The Charlotte Bobcats are a young, fun to watch team that is showing the world that last year was a fluke, and not the norm.  NBA basketball is alive and well in North Carolina.  Read on Bobcats Fans…   Last year, a loss like we suffered against the Thunder would have been just another loss.  Another blowout sustained, and another game closer to lotteryland.  This year is different.  New coach, new team, new colo...
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