New Jersey Nets vs. Charlotte Bobcats: Ugly OT Leads Nets to Third Straight Loss

December 3rd, 2010 by Jim Mancari Leave a reply »
In another comeback effort wasted by the Nets, New Jersey lost a 91-84 contest on the road against the Charlotte Bobcats in overtime. It was their second straight overtime game and drops them to 6-14 on the year.

This game certainly looked like the 11th and 12th seeds were playing early on. Both teams struggled from the field, and it looked downright ugly at times.

Jordan Farmar was on fire early, scoring eight of the Nets first 12 points. He set up his teammates well and continued his confident play in his second start of the season.

A 9-0 run gave Charlotte the lead with four minutes to go in the first quarter. Ben Uzoh gave Farmar a breather, and New Jersey could not buy a basket without Farmar on the floor. The Bobcats led 18-16 after one.

The second quarter opened with back and forth sloppy play on both sides, with the Nets chucking air balls and missing dunks. It took the Nets three minutes to score their first points of the quarter. Luckily, the Bobcats had their own troubles, committing turnovers and offensive fouls. Neither team registered a field goal for the first four and a half minutes of the quarter.

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