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Kemba Walker scored 18 points and made the tiebreaking basket with 1:31 remaining as the Charlotte Bobcats spoiled the New York Knicks' return to Madison Square Garden with an 85-83 preseason victory Friday night.
Walker finished with nine rebounds and six assists as the Bobcats wrapped up a 5-3 preseason. Josh McRoberts had 19 points and Bismack Biyombo grabbed 20 rebounds.
With old faces on the floor and a new look to the arena, the Knicks were on the way to a completely successful night until they went ice cold in the second half and blew a 19-point lead.
Carmelo Anthony scored 13 points but shot 4 of 17, missing a potential tying jumper in the final seconds.
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The Charlotte Bobcats have a winning percentage of 23.7 in their last two seasons. Michael Jordan is hopeful they can make somewhat of a turnaround this season with Kemba Walker blossoming into a star and the recent additions of Al Jefferson and Cody Zeller. Let’s see what they have in store for the upcoming NBA season:
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NEW YORK -- The New York Knicks had old faces on the floor and a new look to their arena. Only Kemba Walker and the Charlotte Bobcats kept it from being a completely successful night.Walker scored 18 points and made the tiebreaking basket with 1:31 remaining as the Bobcats spoiled the Knicks' return to Madison Square Garden with an 85-83 preseason victory Friday night.Walker...
CHARLOTTE, N.C. - The sign hangs above Steve Cliffords desk in an office hes called home for less than five months.
He first heard the slogan last year while working with Eddie Jordan for the Lakers. It stuck with him and seemed especially pertinent once he was appointed to his first NBA head coaching gig.The placard quotes former Princeton coach Pete Carril:
Go slow, so they can...
We here at That NBA Lottery Pick love when people or professional athletes get “dunk cammed” or “posterized” and recently, Bobcats big man, Bismack Biyombo got posterized by a Vine star.
The kid’s name is Nash Grier and check out the epic posterization seen in the clip below:
Biyombo image courtesy of Getty Images
Outside of their lone playoff appearance, the Charlotte Bobcats have essentially been the laughing stock of the NBA throughout their relatively short history. They finished a 21-61 last season — making them the second-worst team in the NBA. However, the Bobcats did have a very good offseason, and may be a fringe contender for a playoff […]
Jeffery Taylor scored 20 points and Gerald Henderson added 19 as the Charlotte Bobcats beat the Cleveland Cavaliers 105-92 on Thursday night.
Kyrie Irving led the Cavaliers with 20 points on 6-of-13 shooting in 27 minutes.
Taylor, who saw additional playing time after starting small forward Michael Kidd-Gilchrist left the game with a strained right hamstring, was 7 of 11 from the...
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Despite the Bobcats pulling out the victory in the final seconds, New York Knicks saw the return of guard J.R. Smith for the final game of the preseason.
With time running down in the third quarter, watch as J.R. drains the long-distance buzzer beating three point shot over Kemba Walker:
J.R. Smith image courtesy of Getty Images