Originally posted on Trade Street Post  |  Last updated 1/9/13
Not a pretty night While sniffing about on the web today and examining various NBA stats I came to realize that life as a Bobcats fan sometimes involves acceptance of so much Karma that “Bobcats” isn’t really an appropriate name for the team at all. No, I haven’t suddenly become a “Bee-liever” and begun advocating the return of the Hornets name to the Queen City. It’s just that with the Bobcats there seems to be a yin for every yang. Perhaps the team should call themselves the Charlotte Sherpas, or perhaps the Charlotte Yogi’s. Aside from the obvious trouble with copyright suits from Hanna Barbera it would be a more fitting choice. For example, they play the Jazz – a team with one of the better frontcourt squads in the league at a time when the Cats have one of the worst. Bobcats “points for” stats have them firmly in the middle of the NBA pack at a time when the Felines “points against” number is the dead worst in the NBA. It’s hard to post wins when opponents average almost 1
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