Monday, January 16, 2012

Game 11: 7-3 Cats hold off 9-1 Grizzlies

Game 11: 7-3 Cats versus 9-1 Grizzlies
The Grizzlies took off running in the game and took an early 6-0 lead before the Cats came back. The Bobcats went on a 12-4 run to take a 12-10 lead into the second quarter.
Neither the Bobcats or Grizzlies could take control of the game in the second quarter. The Bobcats did hold a 26-22 lead with 1:24 left but Hibbert committed his third foul and the Grizzlies came within one point of the Cats before halftime at 28-27.
In the second quarter the Bobcats raced out to a 38-30 before the Grizzlies pushed back and cut the lead to four points at 44-40 going into the fourth quarter.
In the fourth quarter the Cats raced out to a 54-45 lead with 3:08 left and it looked like the Grizzlies were done for. The Grizzlies then went on a 5-0 run before the Cats made it 56-50 with 29 seconds left. The Grizzlies called a timeout and scored in less than three seconds after the inbound pass to cut the score to 56-52. The Grizzlies immediately fouled the Cats and the Cats only hit one free-throw! The Grizzlies raced down the court and cut the lead to 57-54 with 16 seconds left. Once again the Cats were fouled and once again the Cats hit only one free-throw. The Grizzlies once again raced down the court and hit a two point shot with 7.2s seconds left to cut the score to 58-56. Once again the Cats were fouled but this time the Cats hit both free-throws and the Grizzlies knew they cooked. The Bobcats win 60-56.
Odd stat - Nate Robinson had 5 turnovers and no good stats!

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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 4 games v Orl, @Sac, @GSW, @ LAC.) Check out the injury list page on the right for players out and the roster page)
Predict the score of the next 4 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 4 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, 1 caption per person per post. Caption selected gets 1 point.

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

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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