The Detroit Pistons have traded shooting guard Ben Gordon and a protected first round draft pick to the Charlotte Bobcats for small forward/shooting guard Corey Maggette, The Detroit Free Press is reporting.
After an emotional week and three tough losses against two of NBA’s better teams and sensation Jeremy Lin, a match against last place Charlotte Bobcats would have been either the win to reward Toronto Raptors’ great play or the perfect letdown game.
The Cleveland Cavaliers had the number one pick back in 2003 NBA Draft when they took hometown hero LeBron James. Now the Cavs have another shot by taking the number one pick at the upcoming draft.
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Hosting the Charlotte Bobcats on Saturday night, the San Antonio Spurs took control of the game early, turning it into a rout by halftime and allowed Spurs bench players to make a major contribution in a 109-98 win.
The Clippers were on a two game winning streak coming into tonight against the Bobcats that will start a six game road trip. Charlotte losing Gerald Wallace looks like it is affecting team as they are now on a five game losing streak with this loss.
The Nuggets have been proving to their fans that they can still be good without Carmelo Anthony and this 40 points drumming of the Bobcats helped out big time. The Nuggets have now won 5 of 6 games without Melo and is still in the playoff race
Most people thought that the Carmelo Anthony trade was going to be the biggest deal this season. Then you get the Deron Williams trade to the New Jersey Nets, and at the NBA trade deadline more pieces get moved just in time for the playoff race.
Former Bulls great Michael Jordan sat courtside to watch his former team the Chicago Bulls take on his current team the Charlotte Bobcats. The Bobcats were leading the season series 2-0 before they meet up last night.
The Lakers were once 4-0 on this road trip, but they went to Orlando and lost. They have dropped two in a row with this loss to the Bobcats. The Bobcats beat the Lakers 109-89 giving them the most lopsided loss of the season.
In back to back games you do not expect teams to get up for them especially after a big game the night before. The Heat are coming off a big win the night before over the Orlando Magic where LeBron went off for 51 points, and tonight it was Wade’s turn.