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1 hr ago | Hardwood Paroxysm

I Can't Wait For the Bobcats to Steal One

NBA scholars of future generations will look back at this era of basketball and ask themselves: "The Vancouver Grizzlies? How did this unholy concoction ever actually exist?" They will also say: "Wait, what, there once existed a thing called the Charlotte Bobcats ?" The Bobcats are improving their reputation immeasurably by, starting next season, ... (more)

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Related Topix: Sports, Charlotte Bobcats, NBA Basketball, Los Angeles Lakers, Josh McRoberts, DeSagana Diop, Indiana Pacers, Gerald Henderson, Utah Jazz, Orlando Magic, NBA Players, Michael Kidd-Gilchrist

7 hrs ago | BleacherReport

Charlotte Bobcats' Defense Will Be Sizeable NBA Playoffs Hurdle

The 43-win Bobcats are coming off their second-best regular season in franchise history.

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Related Topix: Sports, Charlotte Bobcats, NBA Basketball, Milwaukee Bucks, Los Angeles Lakers, Utah Jazz, NBA Players, Chris Douglas-Roberts

10 hrs ago | Sporting News

Hyped, hailed and forgotten - do you remember Cody Zeller?

It's a Monday morning in February at Time Warner Cable Arena and the Charlotte Bobcats are focused on their future.

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Related Topix: Sports, Charlotte Bobcats, NBA Basketball, Cody Zeller, NBA Players, Utah Jazz, Victor Oladipo

Thu Apr 17, 2014

SanLuisObispo.com

Heat not looking past Bobcats

That doesn't mean they are taking the Charlotte Bobcats lightly. The seventh-seeded Bobcats open the series against the No.

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Related Topix: Sports, Miami Heat, NBA Basketball, Charlotte Bobcats, Washington Wizards, Orlando Magic, Shane Battier, Houston Rockets, Dwyane Wade, Utah Jazz, NBA Players, Rashard Lewis, Memphis Grizzlies

The Indianapolis Star

East playoffs are no longer a two-team race

Atlanta Hawks guard Jeff Teague drives the ball against Charlotte Bobcats center Cody Zeller during the second half at Philips Arena.

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Related Topix: Sports, Charlotte Bobcats, NBA Basketball, Atlanta Hawks, Utah Jazz, NBA Players, Cody Zeller, Jeff Teague

MSNBC

The Al Jefferson Effect: Now that the Bobcats are playoff-bound, how...

Al Jefferson , then a rookie with the Celtics, arrived to work the day after the 2005 regular season ended.

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Related Topix: Sports, Charlotte Bobcats, NBA Basketball, NBA Players, Utah Jazz

The Miami Herald

Thu am 4-17: What is your expectation for Heat-Charlotte series? New poll. Vote now

It's Radio Thursday!: I'm back in-studio with the Dan Le Batard Show today for my 19th national appearance.

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Related Topix: Sports, Charlotte Bobcats, NBA Basketball, Utah Jazz, NBA Players, Kemba Walker

BleacherReport

Charlotte Bobcats vs. Miami Heat: Eastern Conference Round 1 Preview

The Miami Heat are preparing to defend their title for a second consecutive postseason, beginning their run against the surprising Charlotte Bobcats on Sunday, April 20 in South Beach.

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Rock Hill Herald

Charlotte Bobcats rally in finale; NBA playoffs await

Percentages: FG .395, FT .667. Three-Point Goals: 8-22, .364 . Team Rebounds: 9. Team Turnovers: 12 .

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Related Topix: Sports, Charlotte Bobcats, NBA Basketball, Chicago Bulls, Los Angeles Lakers, Josh McRoberts, Indiana Pacers, Gerald Henderson, Utah Jazz, Orlando Magic, NBA Players, Kemba Walker

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Bradenton.com

Recap: Charlotte vs. Chicago

Kemba Walker filled the stat sheet with 22 points, eight assists and seven rebounds to lead the Charlotte Bobcats to a 91-86 overtime victory over the Chicago Bulls in the regular season finale for both teams.

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BleacherReport

Did Miami Heat Make a Mistake by Giving Indiana Pacers No. 1 Playoff Seed?

People slip up. NBA teams crumble when they're supposed to soar. The Miami Heat submit first place to the Indiana Pacers when button-down logic dictates they do the opposite.

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Related Topix: Sports, Indiana Pacers, NBA Basketball, Charlotte Bobcats, Utah Jazz, NBA Players, Atlanta Hawks, Al Horford

BleacherReport

Which Playoff Team Has Best Chance to Knock off Miami Heat?

Forget the Miami Heat 's recent stumbles, conceded No. 1 seed or even their shuffled and reshuffled rotations for a minute.

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Related Topix: Sports, Miami Heat, LeBron James, NBA Basketball, NBA Players, John Wall, Washington Wizards, Charlotte Bobcats, Utah Jazz

Tue Apr 15, 2014

The Charlotte Observer

Will finale against Chicago Bulls force Charlotte Bobcats back on point?

Charlotte coach Steve Clifford, center, says the team is not playing the way that led to it's first playoff appearance since 2010.

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Creative Loafing

Big Steps and Missteps in Playoff Prep

Had the regular season ended Wednesday, the Bobcats would have been an amazing story; finishing top six in the East and over .500 with a real possibility at a series win.

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Rufus on Fire

"Can Mullens repeat Charlotte success with Sixers?" ponders 76ers writer

He was a top-ranked high school prospect and after an underwhelming collegiate stint, he was drafted in the first round by the Dallas Mavericks and immediately traded to Oklahoma City.

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BleacherReport

How Al Jefferson Became a Beast in the East with an Assist from Patrick Ewing

Everyone assumes that the Miami Heat will just roll through the first round of the playoffs, but there is one possible early matchup that could end up like the movie 300 , with the dominant army being upended by a team that fights together, is a master of defensive tactics and has a strong and massively scary, That would be the Charlotte Bobcats, ... (more)

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

The Standard

(NBA) Charlotte come back to beat Atlanta

Chris Douglas-Roberts dribbled into the lane and sank a short jumper as time expired as the Charlotte Bobcats overcame a 15-point deficit in the final period to beat the Atlanta Hawks 95-93.

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Peachtree Hoops

Hawks vs. Bobcats: Q&A with Rufus on Fire

Chris Barnewall of Rufus on Fire stops by Peachtree Hoops to give his thoughts on Al Jefferson, tanking, the future in Charlotte, and Monday night's Hawks-Bobcats match-up.

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Hardwood Paroxysm

The Right Way to Becoming an NBA Rotation Player

Rookies and first round draft picks come in with often unfair expectations. Their draft slot becomes a burden as common perception shifts to them being productive right away.

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Related Topix: Sports, Minnesota Timberwolves, Charlotte Bobcats, NBA Basketball, NBA Players, Cody Zeller, Los Angeles Lakers, Josh McRoberts, Indiana Pacers, Utah Jazz, Orlando Magic

CBS Local

Jefferson Leads Bobcats Over 76ers 111-105

Steve Clifford isn't exactly singing his team's praises after the Bobcats won for the sixth time in seven games.

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Related Topix: Sports, Charlotte Bobcats, NBA Basketball, Philadelphia 76ers, Minnesota Timberwolves, Utah Jazz, NBA Players, Kemba Walker, Cody Zeller, Luke Ridnour

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