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Pacers complimentary of Bobcats culture + effort last night

Tim Donahue of, the Indiana Pacers ESPN TrueHoop affiliate blog, sent me some great audio from Frank Vogel and David West last night. Some of the audio is pregame, as Vogel speaks about the culture change and how well coached the team is, and some is postgame when Vogel reiterates the changes that [...]

Omer Asik to be traded by Thursday — Bobcats are linked in discussions

Well, this is fun. The Rockets have an elite center that’s driving the bus to their championship hopes and his name isn’t Omer Asik — therefore, Houston has set a deadline for this Thursday to trade the center by.

Zach Lowe of is reporting that the Bobcats were involved with the Rockets on [...]

Game #22: Bobcats vs. Magic 3-on-3 Preview + Bobcats sign SF Chris Douglas-Roberts

Who: Charlotte Bobcats vs Orlando Magic

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 10-11 94.7 (29) 97.4 (4) 95.4 (23) Orlando 6-15 98.4 (24) 102.7 (19) 98.1 (11)

Injuries: Charlotte: Bismack Biyombo (OUT), Michael Kidd-Gilchrist (OUT) [...]

Game #20 Preview: Charlotte and Philadelphia

As sometimes happens when you’re dealing with a site run by people with full-time jobs, we haven’t been able to pull together a preview today. But the Bobcats are playing the 76ers, and Spencer chatted with the guys over at Philadunkia in preparation for the game (prior to today). Go check it out in [...]

PodCats Show: Boston recap; Where has Biz gone? Pacers preview

Doug Branson, Peter Haley and myself (Spencer Percy) looked at the loss to the Celtics – positives to take away + some tendencies that are starting to bother us.

After being the starting center for most of last season and much of this season, Bismack Biyombo has now been benched and replaced with Jeff [...]

QCH + TDB Sports Network — PodCats Podcast

Queen City Hoops has a new friend and it’s going to give our audience something to take with them in a audio form.

We’ve long discussed having a podcast on the site, but many different factors have made that difficult over time. We have found a podcast that covers the team, and myself, Spencer [...]

Al Jefferson ‘Questionable’ for Wednesday opener in Houston

Bobcats listing Al Jefferson as "questionable" for opener. He participated in most of practice.

— Rick Bonnell (@rick_bonnell) October 28, 2013

I wouldn’t list this as a setback, but Bobcats fans are going to have to play the waiting game to see if Al Jefferson debuts in the opener Wednesday night or not. [...]

Bobcats top Cavs at home – Jeff Taylor shows out; MKG strains hamstring

The Bobcats made slight work of Cleveland in their last preseason game at home with a 105-92 win. Charlotte improves to 4-3 on the preseason and have sported one of the best defenses in the NBA during this stretch – last night’s game was actually the first game all preseason that the Bobcats allowed [...]

UPDATE: Jefferson’s ankle injury; Preseason struggles persist

As optimistic as the mood has been among the Bobcats faithful since the summer, it all came tumbling down to earth when Al Jefferson sprained his right ankle contesting a Chris Bosh shot on Friday night in Kansas City.

Jefferson was having a solid night with 11 points and 7 rebounds in just 23 [...]

Bobcats lose Haywood for at least 12 weeks

The team announced today that center Brendan Haywood will need surgery on his left foot due to a stress fracture. Haywood will have two screws placed in the left foot to stabilize the navicular bone next week.

When you glance at the depth chart this doesn’t appear to be a huge blow for Charlotte, [...]