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The NBA is filled with many young, talented players who are thriving as stars and in supporting roles on teams across the league. Some players have to wait for their opportunities to come, while others get thrown right into the fire and are forced to prove themselves from the very beginning.
The trend follows that players normally take a season or two to adjust to the NBA pace and...
As Brendan Haywood quietly sits with ice packs on both knees, legs bent and sore, his eyes dart around the visitor's locker room searching for a connection.
The question concerns his frontcourt running mate, Byron Mullens, an unorthodox big man whose game Haywood is having trouble to compare, flickers of similarities and differences visibly going off in his head. He's only...
CHARLOTTE, NC For most of Friday night, the Charlotte Bobcats were done in by their defense; their not-so-good defense.
Call it lackluster, call it weak in the paint, call it strategic miscommunication. Whatever it was, the Philadelphia 76ers took advantage in a 104-98 victory over the home team at Time Warner Arena.
It didn't have to be that way, however. Bobcats coach...
East Coast Trip Continues
The Portland Trail Blazers have had an awful road trip up to this point, but a double-overtime win against the Cleveland Cavaliers will hopefully give the team the confidence they need to finished the seven-game stretch in strong fashion.
Matchup: Portland (7-10) @ Charlotte (7-8)
Venue: Time Warner Cable Arena
Time: 4:00 PM PT
Date: Monday, December 2...
The Charlotte Bobcats appear significantly improved from last season but need to fortify their defense to right their current slump.
In their fourth attempt to surpass their win total from all of last season, the Bobcats look to avenge the worst loss in franchise history as they host the Portland Trail Blazers on Monday night.
Charlotte (7-8) had won six of eight before dropping...
We’re in December now, and as I flipped my 2012 Bobcats wall calendar to reveal Matt Carroll as this month’s pinup, I noticed a disturbing trend. The six featured players in this year’s calendar were Stephen Jackson, Carroll, Shaun Livingston, DJ Augustin, Gerald Henderson, and Tyrus Thomas. In other words: traded, traded, traded, traded, injured, [...]
CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Jason Richardson hit four clutch 3-pointers in the fourth quarter to help lift the Philadelphia 76ers to a 104-98 win over the Charlotte Bobcats on Friday night. Richardson's 3-pointer with 7:30 remaining gave the Sixers the lead for good at 86-83, then he drilled two more in the next three minutes as the Sixers pulled away and eventually led by as many as...
CHARLOTTE, N.C. - The Portland Trail Blazers pulled off a remarkable comeback on Monday night, rallying from an 18-point deficit in the final six minutes of regulation and beating the Charlotte Bobcats 118-112 in overtime. The Trail Blazers trailed 92-74 with 5:17 left in the fourth quarter before erupting to outscore Charlotte 28-10 to close out regulation. They tied the...