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How Do We Define Success?Defining a successful season for an NBA team can be difficult. Sometimes success is winning a championship, sometimes it's making a deep playoff run, and sometimes just making the playoffs at all is considered a successful season. For the Bobcats, I think we can all safely say that none of those 3 options look very realistic at the halfway point. So assuming the 4-29 Cats don't make a playoff run, how should we determine success for the 2012-13 season?
Before we go too far, I realize that some of you think this season can only be described as an undeniable disaster and the mere concept of classifying any part of this season as successful is unfathomable. To some degree, I understand that logic. The Bobcats have undoubtedly been the worst team in the league and are on a record pace for 30-point losses in a season. It has been bad basketball, occasionally terrible basketball. But with 33 games left to play, we can't throw in the towel and...
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In their relatively short seven-year history, the Bobcats have already experienced more makeovers than a 50-something divorcee.
Apparently there won't be another of these, what president of basketball operations Rod Higgins called a "hard right turn" in an extensive story in Sunday's Charlotte Observer. Higgins said if the team participates at all in the trade...
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Barkley argues that his old friend has done himself a disservice as owner of the Bobcats by not having "enough people around him who will disagree" with him.
Byron Mullens will join the Great Britain national team for the London Olympics.
Melvin Ely has agreed to terms with Puerto Rican team Brujos de Guayama.
Michael Jordan became a minority owner of the Charlotte Bobcats in 2006. Since that time, the team has finished with an above-.500 record once and reached the playoffs in only that season. They were swept in the first round. Jordan became the the Bobcats’ majority owner a little over a year ago, and Charlotte fans are still hoping he can build a contender. As M.J.’s friend Charles...
After suffering a rare home loss at the hands of Derrick Rose and the Chicago Bulls on Wednesday, the San Antonio Spurs (24-11) return to action today to face the worst team by record in the NBA, the Charlotte Bobcats.
The Bobcats have managed to win four games this season, just four. They’re a team who rank at the bottom in almost every statistical category and are currently...
After losing only their second game all season at home in the AT&T Center, the San Antonio Spurs (24-11) will look to start a new home-game winning streak as they host the lowly Charlotte Bobcats (4-29) tonight.
The Bobcats and Spurs will meet for the only time during this truncated season and history is on the Spurs side in the Alamo City. Charlotte is 1-6 all time in San Antonio...
The Bobcats visit to San Antonio on Friday was the least successful one since Ozzy Osbourne peed on the Alamo. And at least Ozzy presumably hit what he was aiming for. “I just think as a group we’re not shooting the ball well,” said Corey Maggette afterward, in a spectacular understatement. The Bobcats couldn’t shoot [...]