Revisiting Preseason Predictions for the Charlotte Bobcats

April 13th, 2013 by John Friel Leave a reply »

Only the Charlotte Bobcats could more than double up their win total from last year and still come away as the NBA's worst team.

The Bobcats currently stand at 18-61 after dropping their fourth consecutive game, a 20-point loss to a Detroit Pistons team that shouldn't be winning 20-point games against anyone. The loss dropped Charlotte to 1-5 in the month of April, with all but one of the losses coming by double-digits.

It's just another year of obscurity in Charlotte. Record-wise, they're the worst time in the NBA for a second consecutive season, unless they can surpass the 20-59 Orlando Magic. It's their third consecutive losing season and the eighth time in nine years Charlotte will finish under .500.

There wasn't much expected out of the Bobcats this season. Analysts knew going in they wouldn't be as bad as the 7-59 team from last year. With the acquisitions of rookies in Michael Kidd-Gilchrist and Jeffery Taylor, the signing of Ramon Sessions and the development of Kemba Walker and Bismack Biyombo, it would be difficult for the Bobcats to be statistically worse than the year before.

They're not as bad as last ...

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