Charlotte Bobcats Breakdown: ‘Cats Need Sharper Offensive Claws

November 12th, 2009 by Erick Blasco Leave a reply »
After jumping out to a 21-point lead, the Charlotte Bobcats tried their best to give away a surefire win. Too bad they were facing the equally inept Knicks, backing their way into a 102-100 double-overtime win that was high on drama, but low on crisp, clean basketball.

While Larry Brown has the Bobcats trying to play the right way, and while the Bobcats do have some nice pieces, there’s so little firepower across the roster that the team may win the Nobel Peace Prize.

With such little scoring punch across their roster, Charlotte’s staple plays were either high screen/rolls for Raymond Felton and D.J. Augustin, or post ups for Gerald Wallace and Boris Diaw. However, those post ups didn’t lead to much success for either player.

Wallace posted up a total of 15 times. Out of those 15 post ups, he shot 3-6, was fouled in the act of shooting twice (hitting all four free throws), committed a turnover, had ball movement lead to a three-pointer by Diaw, had ball movement lead to three missed jumpers, bobbled the ball leading to a pass that gained no advantage, and drew a non-shooting foul.

Excusing the non-shooting foul, Wallace’s post ups only le ...

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