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  • 2014 Hornets Draft Profile: Nik Stauskas

    By Dakota Schmidt on June 20, 2014
      Following to the close to an extremely entertaining and historic 2013-14 campaign for Charlotte, the team’s luck continued to remain in tact as they transitioned towards the off season. Despite being in the middle of the playoff picture, Charlotte still has an extremely solid lottery pick (9th overall) to continue to help with their climb up the Eastern Conference […]
  • Season Report Card ’13-14 – Anthony Tolliver

    By Dakota Schmidt on June 4, 2014
    PER PER Against (Net) Anthony Tolliver 11.0 10.9 (+.01) Strengths: As a last-minute offseason addition to a pretty depleted Charlotte frontcourt, the 6’8 Anthony Tolliver did a fantastic job in his role as a long-range sniper. That continued consistency from beyond the arc is clearly showcased from the basic fact that he shot 41% from behind the three-point line. While […]
  • Season Report Card ’13-14: Al Jefferson

    By Dakota Schmidt on May 28, 2014
      PER PER Against (Net) Al Jefferson 24.5 17.4 (+7.1) While there’s usually an influx of uncertainty that surrounds a high-priced free agent signing in the NBA, that level of skepticism was escalated when the Bobcats signed veteran Al Jefferson to a three-year deal. Despite the fact that the move marked a potential change in the overall landscape of the […]
  • Charlotte Defeats Cleveland Behind An Offensive Show From Al Jefferson

    By Dakota Schmidt on March 8, 2014
    Cleveland Cavaliers 92 Final Recap | Box Score 101 Charlotte Bobcats Josh McRoberts, PF Shot Chart 38 MIN | 4-9 FG | 0-0 FT | 3 REB | 7 AST | 0 STL | 0 BLK | 0 TO | 11 PTS | +6Hiding in the shadow of offensive powerhouse Al Jefferson, Josh McRoberts had a solid overall performance in […]
  • Bobcats Sign D-League All-Star Justin Hamilton To 10-Day Contract

    By Dakota Schmidt on March 3, 2014
    Mere hours after the Bobcats cut ties to controversial veteran guard Ben Gordon, Rich Cho and company signed D-League All-Star Justin Hamilton to a 10-day contract. While Al Jefferson has undoubtedly been Charlotte’s shining star during their potential playoff run, the team has lacked a consistent backup center with the continued up-and-down play of Bismack Biyombo. While Hamilton is a […]
  • Game #57: Bobcats vs. Grizzlies Preview

    By Dakota Schmidt on February 22, 2014
    Who: Charlotte Bobcats vs. Memphis Grizzlies What: NBA Basketball – Bobcats Home Game When: 7:00 PM ET Where: Live at Time Warner Cable Arena, Charlotte, NC The Matchup: Record Offensive Efficiency Defensive Efficiency Pace Charlotte 25-30 99.4 (25) 101.1 (7) 95.3 (21) Memphis 30-23 105.1 (18) 104.7 (10) 89.5 (30) Previous Meetings: None Injuries: Charlotte: Brendan Haywood (OUT), Jeffery Taylor (OUT) Memphis: Quincy Pondexter (OUT)   […]
  • Depleted Bobcats Defeat the Pelicans Behind Huge Performance From Big Al

    By Dakota Schmidt on February 22, 2014
    New Orleans Pelicans 87 Final Recap | Box Score 90 Charlotte Bobcats Josh McRoberts, PF Shot Chart 32 MIN | 3-8 FG | 0-0 FT | 5 REB | 1 AST | 0 STL | 3 BLK | 0 TO | 6 PTS | -7In a game that was completely dominated by his frontcourt partner, Al Jefferson, Josh McRoberts definitely […]
  • QCH Bucks/Cats Trade Roundtable

    By Dakota Schmidt on February 21, 2014
    After weeks of anticipation, the 2014 NBA Trade Deadline deadline went out in a small wimper for one of the teams who were expected to make a big bang. After being linked to the likes of Evan Turner, Pau Gasol, Taj Gibson and Arron Afflalo, the Bobcats left Thursday by making a small move with an Eastern Conference cellar dweller. […]
  • Former Bobcats Coach Mike Dunlap Comments On His Time With The Team

    By Dakota Schmidt on January 17, 2014
    To be trapped in the middle of a historically rough era is probably the worst scenario that you can enter as a head coach. Add that in with the fact that this given organization has a turnstile mentality when it comes to hiring and firing their head coaches, and you’re basically doomed before you even sign on the dotted line. […]
  • Charlotte Limps Out Of Sacramento With Victory Over Kings

    By Dakota Schmidt on January 5, 2014
    Charlotte Bobcats 113 Final Recap | Box Score 103 Sacramento Kings Josh McRoberts, PF Shot Chart 37 MIN | 2-6 FG | 0-0 FT | 11 REB | 4 AST | 1 STL | 1 BLK | 2 TO | 5 PTS | +9   Since his arrival in Charlotte last season, I’ve been one of the biggest supporters of […]