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  • 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 […]
  • Bobcats Defense Struggles Late As They Lose An Overtime Thriller To Atlanta

    By Dakota Schmidt on December 29, 2013
    Charlotte Bobcats 116 Final Recap | Box Score 118 Atlanta Hawks Josh McRoberts, PF Shot Chart 33 MIN | 2-8 FG | 0-0 FT | 5 REB | 9 AST | 0 STL | 1 BLK | 1 TO | 5 PTS | +12   While the main asset for Josh McRoberts’ offensive game is his ability from the perimeter, […]
  • Charlotte Barely Escape The Raptors In OT

    By Dakota Schmidt on December 19, 2013
    Charlotte Bobcats 104 FinalRecap | Box Score 102 Toronto Raptors Josh McRoberts, PF Shot Chart 44 MIN | 5-10 FG | 2-2 FT | 7 REB | 7 AST | 0 STL | 0 BLK | 1 TO | 13 PTS | +12  The continued “experiment” of putting Josh McRoberts in the starting lineup has been a moderate success since […]