Originally posted on The Sports Rocker  |  Last updated 1/29/13
It's time for another NBAwful update, sports fans! It should come as no surprise to anyone that watches the NBA that the Wizards and Bobcats are awful. But this year, they have some company. Cleveland is not rocking, and Phoenix is not burning up the desert. It's NBAwful!The Washington Wizards and Charlotte Bobcats both sit at the bottom of the Eastern Conference. They're in dead last in the same division!The Wizards are 11-32, and sport a 3-18 road record. Not to fear Wizards fans, they are 6-4 over their last 10. And, yes indeed, John Wall is finally back from injury. The point guard has been back 10 games (6-4 stretch as noted above) and has started the last three. The Wizards are 2-1 over those three, and only a last second shot by the Kings' Isiah Thomas away from being 3-0. Things are looking up in DC.Ah, the Bobcats. Only 1/2 game separates the Bobcats and Wizards in the standings, but the Bobcats are certainly careening towards the cellar. While the Wizards are 6-4 over their last 10 games, the Bobcats are 2-8. Yeesh.... Charlotte city leaders are so concerned about being mired in disaster, they have resorted to polling the citizenry if they should ditch the Bobcats moniker for the Hornets, who are becoming the Pelicans. What say you, Joe Q. Public? Either way, they're still destined to participate in the Elgin Baylor Invitational. The good news, (see, even I can find the bright side!) is the Hornets Bobcats Hornets Bobcats would need an epic collapse over the last few months to come close to last years record setting futility.Now for the company....Sorry Cleveland Cavaliers (13-32) fans, here we are again. It's been a frightful season for the Cavaliers faithful. Yes, they are setting themselves up for the lottery once again, but not because of any one decision, or bad coaching. Kyrie Irving has missed major time this season, and now guaranteed double-double big man Anderson Varajeo is out for the season. The only question remaining for the Cavs is how many ping-pong balls do they get in the hopper.And last, but definitely not least, are the Phoenix Suns (15-30). Well, they've already fired the head coach they started the season with. Alvin Gentry has left the desert. With a 15-33 record, and 3-7 over their last 10, firing a coach to make a point and getting these results doesn't seem like much of a point. The Suns may well be on their way to becoming a joke of a franchise. New coach Lindsey Hunter was hired, and their was immediate controversy from within the ranks, notably from longtime Suns player/broadcaster/coach Dan Majerle. This is Hunter's first head coaching gig. He was on the Pistons player development staff before this.
GET THE YARDBARKER APP:
Ios_download En_app_rgb_wo_45
MORE FROM YARDBARKER

Budapest drops 2024 Olympic bid, leaving only Los Angeles and Paris, which could ban some participants

DeMarcus Cousins was ‘praying’ for a better supporting cast with Sacramento

Report: Nets trading Bojan Bogdanovic to Wizards

Elliott spoke with police after 'best friend' caught with gun

Jets reportedly believe Jay Cutler can compete in AFC East

LIKE WHAT YOU SEE?
GET THE DAILY NEWSLETTER:

Report: 'Melo could waive no-trade clause for Clippers after season

Rivers: Paul medically cleared to play, could return Thursday

Trea Turner missed part of Nats camp Wedneday for jury duty

Hernandez's prison calls to Pouncey could come up in trial

Josh Hamilton experiences pain in reconstructed knee, leaves camp

Report: Pacers gauging trade market for Paul George

The top 10 MLB third basemen heading into spring training

The Aesthetic: Pushing the boundaries of the three-pointer

NBA coaches who should be fired soon

Box Score 2/22: Not everyone is happy with the new intentional walk rule

Teams and players who could be dealing at the NBA trade deadline

As NHL trade deadline nears, seven teams who could be dealing

Nintendo is finally, thankfully embracing sports and eSports

The 'Did the Kings just make the Pelicans into a super team?' quiz

Will the Timberwolves start showcasing their potential?

'Playmakers' in Ice Cube's league who can help the Cavs

Box Score 2/21: It's trade heartbreak season

The guard tandems you'd want in a 2-on-2 tournament

NBA News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

By clicking "Sign Me Up", you have read and agreed to the Fox Sports Digital Privacy Policy and Terms of Use. You can opt out at any time. For more information, please see our Privacy Policy.
the YARDBARKER app
Get it now!
Ios_download En_app_rgb_wo_45

The top 10 MLB third basemen heading into spring training

The Aesthetic: Pushing the boundaries of the three-pointer

NBA coaches who should be fired soon

QUIZ: Name every MLB pitcher to win the MVP award

Teams, players who could be dealing at the NBA trade deadline

As NHL trade deadline nears, seven teams who could be dealing

Nintendo is finally, thankfully embracing sports and eSports

The 'Did the Kings just make the Pelicans into a super team?' quiz

Will the Timberwolves start showcasing their potential?

'Playmakers' in Ice Cube's league who can help the Cavs

Today's Best Stuff
For Publishers
Company Info
Help
Follow Yardbarker