Monday, January 9, 2012

Game 6 - 2-3 Cats hold off late run to beat 3-4 Thunder

Game 6 Bobcats hosting the Thunder
The game started out looking like it would be a high scoring affair. It was exactly that! Just two minutes into the game the game was tied at 8. The Bobcats went on a 10-6 run to finish the quarter. Russell Westbrook picked up his 2nd foul with 37 seconds left in the first. With 3:21 to go in the second quarter Perkins picked up his third foul, the Bobcats were leading 23-19 at this point. With 2:04 left in the second the Bobcats were up 29-23. The Thunder then went on a 6-0 run to tie the game. The Thunder then took their third lead of the game at 31-29 with 52 seconds left in the second quarter.
The Bobcats won the third quarter 16-8 and Kendrick Perkins picked up his fourth foul with 1:20 left in the quarter. The Thunder made a game of it in the fourth. The Thunder came out and hit a 3 to cut the lead to 7 with 4:05 left. Perkins then picked up his fifth foul on the next possession and the Bobcats extended their lead to 52-43. The Bobcats held a 57-46 lead with 2:01 left and it looked like the Bobcats were doing everything right. Suddenly the Bobcats reverted to their old ways and allowed the Thunder to make 9-0 run. Martel Webster hit a free throw with 29 seconds left to make the score 58-55. The Thunder had the ball with 8 seconds left and the shot clock was off. The ball went to Durant and of course he kept backing up to the three point line in an attempt to hit a game tying three point shot. The Bobcats decided to put two big guys on him and Durant had no room to shoot. He passed the ball with less than a second left. After the game Durant said he was the reason the Thunder lost.

Odd Stat. Durant may have been right as he was 6-15 from the field despite leading all scores.

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Westbrook drives the lane

Dahntay for three!!!!!!!!!

Harden goes in for the slam.

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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 5 Bobcat games. 1 point for each correct pick (Next 5 games have the Bobcats @ Cleveland, @76ers, v Cle, v Por, v Mem.) 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.

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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