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14 hrs ago | 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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Related Topix: Sports, Charlotte Bobcats, NBA Basketball, Utah Jazz, NBA Players, Joakim Noah, Minnesota Timberwolves, Gerald Henderson, Chicago Bulls, Cody Zeller, Luke Ridnour

18 hrs ago | 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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Related Topix: Sports, Charlotte Bobcats, NBA Basketball, Minnesota Timberwolves, Gerald Henderson, Utah Jazz, NBA Players, Kemba Walker, Luke Ridnour, Washington Wizards

22 hrs ago | 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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Related Topix: Sports, Charlotte Bobcats, Byron Mullens, Philadelphia 76ers, Oklahoma City Thunder, NBA Basketball, NBA Players, Utah Jazz

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

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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Related Topix: Sports, Atlanta Hawks, NBA Basketball, Charlotte Bobcats, Milwaukee Bucks, Los Angeles Lakers, NBA Players, Chris Douglas-Roberts, San Antonio Spurs, Utah Jazz, Gary Neal

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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Related Topix: Sports, Charlotte Bobcats, NBA Basketball, Utah Jazz, NBA Players, Michael Kidd-Gilchrist, Kemba Walker, Gerald Henderson, Jeff Taylor

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

Sun Apr 13, 2014

NBA.com

Celtics End Cats Streak

Bobcats big man Al Jefferson came up with a big performance finishing with a game-high 32 points and 10 rebounds, but it wasn't enough as the Cats came up short, 106-103, without Kemba Walker in the lineup , to the Boston Celtics on April 11, snapping their five-game winning streak.

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

Sat Apr 12, 2014

Liberty Ballers

Sixers-Bobcats Recap: MCW Shines Once Again In Defeat

The Sixers played competitively again but came up short in Charlotte. Michael Carter-Williams looked good again, finishing with 23 points on 11 FGA and 10 FTA.

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Related Topix: Sports, Charlotte Bobcats, Utah Jazz, NBA Players, Philadelphia 76ers

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

NBA Beat by Jason JonesEight-time All-Star Carter adjusts to sixth-man role with Mavs

There is a generation of fans young enough not to remember Vince Carter as one of the NBA's most exciting players.

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Related Topix: Sports, Charlotte Bobcats, Dallas Mavericks, NBA Basketball, Phoenix Suns, Orlando Magic, Vince Carter, NBA Players, Utah Jazz, Kemba Walker

Sports Network

Bobcats try to improve postseason positioning with 76ers in town

The Charlotte Bobcats had a five-game winning streak snapped on Friday, but will try to reclaim the sixth seed in the Eastern Conference on Saturday when they welcome the Philadelphia 76ers to Time Warner Cable Arena.

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Related Topix: Sports, Charlotte Bobcats, NBA Basketball, Milwaukee Bucks, Los Angeles Lakers, Josh McRoberts, Indiana Pacers, Gerald Henderson, Utah Jazz, Orlando Magic, NBA Players, Michael Kidd-Gilchrist, Chris Douglas-Roberts

Fri Apr 11, 2014

Boston.com

Celtics 106, Bobcats 103 Celtics snap nine-game losing streak

The Celtics' captain went through warm-ups to see how he felt before his team played the Charlotte Bobcats at TD Garden, and then decided he wasn't good enough to go.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Boston Celtics, Jared Sullinger, Avery Bradley, Brandon Bass, Orlando Magic, NBA Players, Charlotte Bobcats, Utah Jazz

Boston.com

Lottery Watch: Handicapping Boston's Odds Of Earning A Top Draft Pick

For the Boston Celtics, a team that was leading the Atlantic Division midway through the month of December , the possibility of finishing with the third-worst record in the NBA was a laughable idea for much of the season.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Boston Celtics, Rajon Rondo, NBA Players, Charlotte Bobcats, Orlando Magic, Utah Jazz

CBS Local

Sekou Smith: Big Al Will Be A Nightmare To Guard In The Playoffs

Sekou Smith, from NBA.com's Hangtim Blog, recently posted on a piece covering the Bobcats and joined Mac and Jim to discuss the piece, the Cats and the playoffs.

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

WLBT-TV Jackson

Bobcats clinch playoffs in 96-94 OT win over Cavs

No one will fault the Charlotte Bobcats for taking a moment to savor their second postseason appearance in franchise history.

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Related Topix: Sports, Charlotte Bobcats, NBA Basketball, Utah Jazz, NBA Players, Kemba Walker, Cody Zeller, Bismack Biyombo

NBA.com

'Cats top Wizards in OT, take over No. 6 spot

The Charlotte Bobcats and Washington Wizards have already ended their postseason droughts but are still battling each other for seeding.

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Related Topix: Sports, Washington Wizards, NBA Basketball, Trevor Ariza, John Wall, New Orleans Hornets, NBA Players, Charlotte Bobcats, Los Angeles Lakers, Josh McRoberts, Indiana Pacers, Orlando Magic, Utah Jazz

Thu Apr 10, 2014

USA Today

Every NBA team's season summed up in one photo

The Hawks never really planned on doing much this season but here they are, stumbling their way into the playoffs.

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Related Topix: Sports, Rajon Rondo, NBA Basketball, Boston Celtics, Charlotte Bobcats, Utah Jazz, Milwaukee Bucks, Giannis Antetokounmpo

CBS Local

Sean Deveney On Why Big Al Doesn't Belong In MVP Discussion

Sean Deveney, from the Sporting News, joins Mac and Jim to discuss the Bobcats playoff push, Coach Clifford, and his opinion that Al Jefferson doesn't belong in any MVP discussion.

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

Philly.com

Jefferson, Walker leads Bobcats to fifth straight win

KEMBA WALKER made the only field goal for either team in overtime, and the Charlotte Bobcats won their fifth straight last night and moved into position for the No.

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

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