Charlotte is the home of the Hornets once again. The NBA unanimously approved Charlotte’s nickname change from Bobcats to Hornets on Thursday at the league’s Board of Governors meeting. The original Hornets built a supportive fan base in Charlotte from the time they entered the league in 1988 until they moved to New Orleans in 2002.
LeBron James scored 30 points in another efficient performance, Dwyane Wade added 20 and the Miami Heat dominated the middle two quarters on the way to an easy 111-89 win over the Los Angeles Clippers on Friday night.
James Harden had 21 points, 11 rebounds and 11 assists for his first career triple-double in the Houston Rockets’ 109-95 win over the Charlotte Bobcats on Saturday night.
By Danielle Nakpil
After a painful loss to the University of Cordilleras Jaguars and a botched back-to-back championship in 2011, the Central Colleges of the Philippines Bobcats made a powerful comeback and reminded the opposition who own the National Cheerleading Competition.
Carlos Boozer scored 27 points and the Chicago Bulls dominated on the boards to become only the third visiting team to win in Miami this season, beating the Heat 96-89 Friday night.
It wasn’t pretty, but the Miami Heat avoided a big letdown and got the win they needed.
LeBron James had 27 points, 12 rebounds and eight assists as the Heat handed the Charlotte Bobcats their 16th straight loss, 105-92 on Wednesday night.
By George Henry
Devin Harris scored 20 points, Josh Smith added 18 and the surging Atlanta Hawks beat Charlotte 113-90 on Thursday night to hand the Bobcats their 10th straight defeat.
Draymond Green made a layup with 0.9 seconds left to give the streaking Golden State Warriors a 97-95 win over the Miami Heat on Wednesday night.
By Associated Press
Kemba Walker’s jumper with 0.7 seconds left lifted the Charlotte Bobcats to an 89-87 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Wednesday night.
By Steve Reed
Michael Jordan could no longer hide his frustration midway through the Bobcats’ dismal season last year. Not wanting anyone to see how angry he was, Charlotte’s owner moved from his seat at the end of the team’s bench to his more secluded luxury suite high above the court.
CENTRAL Colleges of the Philippines used its airtight defense to rout defending champion Philippine School of Business Administration, 76-48, yesterday at the start of the 11th Universities and Colleges Athletic Association (UCAA) men’s basketball tournament at Ateneo Blue Eagle gym in Quezon City.