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Steve Smith

Game 4: Bobcats vs Nets

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The Nets went 0 for 11 from the field with nine turnovers in Charlotte’s 24-0 run bridging the third and fourth quarters in the longest scoring drought in the NBA in nearly four years. It turned a once 14-point Nets cushion into a comfortable 63-51 Charlotte lead with 8:38 left.

“One time I looked up and we were 6 for 38 (from the field) and we were down 11,” Bobcats coach Larry Brown said. “I kept telling them if we didn’t defend we’d lose by 40.”

That defense, with the help of Nets miscues, led New Jersey to stay stuck at 48 points for 10 minutes, 3 seconds. After Yi hit one free throw with 6:41 left in the third quarter, the Nets didn’t score again until Chris Douglas-Roberts’ three-point play with 8:38 left in the fourth.

Douglas-Roberts had 20 points and Brook Lopez added 18, but had seven of New Jersey’s 26 turnovers. Two nights after Nets coach Lawrence Frank said the team’s defensive effort was “pitiful” in a loss to Washington, the offense was worse.

The last time a team went longer without scoring was Milwaukee’s 10:07 drought against Houston on Jan. 23, 2006, according to STATS LLC.

Gerald Wallace had 24 points and a career-high 20 rebounds...D.J. Augustin added 21 points for the Bobcats, who haven’t cracked 80 points in three of four games, yet improved to 2-2 in Raja Bell’s return from a wrist injury.

http://sports.yahoo.com/nba/recap;_ylt=AorqUnoJyDxhgHEzFXOocAe8vLYF?gid=2009110230&prov=ap

This is our identity boys. Tenacious defense and low scoring O. Last night's game showed a growth for this team IMO. In year's past we would've just lost after such a bad 1st half. I cant ever recall the Bob's coming out in the 2nd half with that kind of fire on defense. We completely took over the game and did what we should do, and that is beat an inferior opponent soundly. Right now we rest at .500 and anything is still possible for this team this season.

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I agree that this is our identity. However, are we only going to be able to pull it off against the likes of NJ/NY, maybe milwaukee and sacramento?

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I agree that this is our identity. However, are we only going to be able to pull it off against the likes of NJ/NY, maybe milwaukee and sacramento?

This is what im thinking. We have zero offense to keep up with the Celtics, Lakers, Cav's etc..... The big stars are going to get their points no matter what. We have nothing to counter.

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does anyone know who the shortest player to have a 20points-20rebound game ever is, wallace did it and i was amazed out how a 6'7 guy can pull that off, but i'm sure barkley at 6-6 did it

wonder if wade has ever done it, i think he's 6-4

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Bobcats Identity is that they suck.

No offense....no rebounding...equals a ton of losses.

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Bobcats Identity is that they suck.

No offense....no rebounding...equals a ton of losses.

We're 2nd in the league in rebounding and averaging 7 more boards a game then our opponent. GW is 2nd in the league in rebounding too which is crazy. He is averaging 14 boards a game. Yes our offense is terrible.

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Bobcats Identity is that they suck.

No offense....no rebounding...equals a ton of losses.

Bobcats are a .500 team with a good chance at making the playoffs. Wish I could say the same for the Panthers. :cool:

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Bobcats are a .500 team with a good chance at making the playoffs. Wish I could say the same for the Panthers. :cool:

maybe sunday around 8 you can

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