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    • Bobcats vs Rockets Recap

      By Brett on February 23, 2009

      BoxscoreScore: 99-78 RocketsBobcats Record: 22-34Game efficiencies:Offensive: 86.7Defensive: 110.0Meritorious Player: No A bit of deja-vu last night: Poor passing, too many turnovers, shot happy point guard. 15 assists on 27 makes – and Boris again matches his second lowest number of assists since the trade with 2, so now back...

    • Bobcats vs Magic Recap

      By Brett on February 21, 2009

      BoxscoreScore: 92-80 MagicBobcats Record: 22-33Game Efficiencies:Offensive: 89.9Defensive: 102.2Meritorious Player: Dwight Howard – without his 7 turnovers, it would have been much uglier for the Cats. Ok – Emeka, I guess gets it. 13 points on 9 attempts (but only 1 of 5 on free throws), 11 rebounds, 3 blocks…but...

    • Bobcats vs Pacers Recap

      By Brett on February 18, 2009

      BoxscoreScore: 103-94 BobcatsBobcats Record: 22-32Game Efficiencies:Offensive: 110.8Defensive: 101.1Meritorious Player: Gerald Wallace – Crash only shot 5 of 17 from the field, yet finished with 25 points due to his work at the stripe: Gerald made 15 of 17 from the free throw line to lead the Bobcat improvement from...

    • Bobcats vs Magic Recap

      By Brett on February 18, 2009

      BoxscoreScore: 107-102 Magic (OT)Bobcats Record: 21-32Game Efficiencies:Offensive: 106.3Defensive: 111.5Meritorious Player: Emeka Okafor, with 14 points, 9 rebounds, 4 steals, 1 block, and 1 assist. With Mek on the court, the defense surrendered points at an efficiency of 101.6. Unfortunately, 6 fouls ended Emeka's night a little before the rest...

    • Boris and Battier

      By Brett on February 16, 2009

      The No-Stats All-Star from the NY Times is a must-read…for all fans. I was tempted to say that it was a must for stats heads, but every fan of basketball would be served to read this. I may be slightly biased, as Shane Battier was my favorite player to...

    • Followup to the Wizards Game

      By Brett on February 12, 2009

      I exchanged questions and answers with Kyle from TruthAboutIt.net before the Bobcats last game with the Wizards. He shared his questions then and his answers in time for yesterday's game. Here they are: 1) Has it surprised Wizards fans that the team could get by last year without Arenas,...

    • Bobcats vs Wizards Recap

      By Brett on February 12, 2009

      BoxscoreScore: 101-89 BobcatsBobcats Record: 21-31Game Efficiencies:Offensive: 114.8Defensive: 101.1Meritorious Player: D.J. Augustin gets the nod, though there were a few worthy candidates. The efficient scoring won me over, as D.J. scored 24 points on 12 attempts, and added 5 rebounds, 4 assists, and a steal, while not committing a turnover…...

    • Bobcats vs Clippers Recap

      By Brett on February 10, 2009

      BoxscoreScore: 94-73 BobcatsBobcats Record: 20-31Game Efficiencies:Offensive: 104.4Defensive: 83.9Meritorious Player: Emeka Okafor, with 19 points on 14 attempts, 16 rebounds, 3 blocks and a steal. As good as the defense was overall, it was better with Emeka out there, with a defensive efficiency of 78.9. The Bobcats got out to...

    • Bobcats vs Heat Recap

      By Brett on February 9, 2009

      BoxscoreScore: 96-92 HeatBobcats Record: 19-31Game Efficiencies:Offensive: 110.8Defensive: 114.3Meritorious Player: D.J. Augustin – 27 points on 19 attempts, 6 assists, 2 rebounds, and 1 steal (plus 2 turnovers). With two of the Bobcats defenders missing the game (Crash and Raja), is it any surprise to see Charlotte struggle on defense?...

    • Bobcats vs Hawks Recap

      By Brett on February 7, 2009

      BoxscoreScore: 102-97 HawksBobcats Record: 19-30Game Efficiencies:Offensive: 109.0Defensive: 114.6Meritorious Player: Emeka Okafor. 15 points on 11 attempts. 6 offensive rebounds, 13 defensive – 19 total. 2 assists, 1 block. The Bobcats were +3 with Okafor on the court, net efficiency of +2.6. A tale of two halves: The Bobcats led...