Sunday, January 29, 2012

13-4 Cats get kicked in the side by 8-9 Spurs

The Bobcats came into this game knowing that the Spurs record did not seem to match the talent that the Spurs have. Boy, were they right!
The Bobcats and Spurs started the first quarter going back and forth. The largest lead by either team in the first quarter was 4 points by the Spurs with 22 seconds left, the Bobcats hit a three just before the quarter ended and cut that lead to one point.
The Spurs opened the second quarter on 9-2 run to take a 32-24 lead. The Bobcats then cut the lead to 34-30 with 3:34 left in the quarter. The Spurs went on another 8-2 run to take a 42-32 lead with 2:42 left in the quarter. The Bobcats then went on a 10-2 run to cut the lead to 44-42 with 26.6 seconds left in the second. The Spurs hit a a three with 13 seconds left in the second to take a 47-42 lead into halftime.
The Spurs went on a 11-6 run to open the third to take a 58-48 lead before the Bobcats reared back to with two on an 8-0 run to cut the lead to 58-56. This was the closest the Bobcats were able to come for the rest of the game. The Spurs went on a 6-2 run to take a 64-58 lead into the fourth.
In the Fourth quarter the Bobcats cut the Spurs lead to 72-67 with 3:20 left in the game. The Spurs ended the game on a 12-3 run to win 84-70

Odd stat: Kemba had his best game as a pro despite having 5 turnovers.

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Please take a look at the updated Rosters, Transactions and Injuries pages.

Points game

Prediction points
Predict Season Standings at end of year. 1 point for each correct pick
Predict the winner of the next 4 Bobcat games. 1 point for each correct pick (Next 3 games v LAL, @NYK, v PHX.) Check out the injury list page on the right for players out and the roster page)
Predict the score of the next 3 Bobcats games. Closest person to each final score gets 1 point.
Predict who has the oddest stat of the night for each of the next 3 games. must be correct player = 5 points per correct pick. (will keep roster page up to date)

Participation points
 a. Post a comment with prediction = 1 point
 b. post a general comment about what you read = 1/20th of a point.
 c. submit via message to me, a player story during scouting or during season and if I post it = 30 points.
Create a caption contest. Create a caption for selected picture. Selected Caption gets 1 point.

Win points lottery. 10 Lottery points will be put into the pot when nobody guesses a correct answer and someone made a guess.

Ways to lose points (you will not lose skills by my command)
1. Inactivity over a 30 game period = -30 points
2. Attempt to post smack without kosher language/subject (ie. no slurs or "F" words) or being trollish = -10 points
3. 20 game prediction losing streak without any points = -20 points

Everyone will start out with a 45 OVR prospect. Get a bunch of points and you might become the next Jordan!

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