Charlotte Bobcats Team Report – March 28
=== Charlotte Bobcats Team Report – March 28 ===
(Sports Network) – The Bobcats will go for their first-ever three- game win
streak this evening, when they host the New Jersey Nets at Charlotte Coliseum.
Charlotte has won back-to-back games, including a huge 94-92 victory over the
Miami Heat at home on Saturday night. Primoz Brezec scored 12 of his career-
high 27 points in the fourth quarter to anchor the Bobcats to the stunning
Brezec added a team-high 11 rebounds for the Bobcats, who won for just the
fourth time in 18 games. Gerald Wallace added 17 points and seven rebounds for
the Bobcats and Emeka Okafor scored 12 before spraining his left ankle with
3:32 remaining in the third quarter. Okafor is listed as questionable for
Brevin Knight collected a game-high 16 assists to go along with five points.
Knight is ranked second in the league in assists (8.8 apg) and first in
assist/turnover ratio (4.22). The Stanford product has at least 15 assists in
each of the last three contests.
The Bobcats shot 45.8 percent from the field, including 4-of-9 (.444) from
three-point range. Charlotte hit 14-of-19 (.737) from the free throw line and
was outrebounded, 46-40, in the contest.
Charlotte forward Keith Bogans missed the game because of back spasms. Bogans
is listed as questionable for this evening’s contest.
Charlotte, which is in the midst of a four-game homestand, has still lost nine
of 13 and 14 of its last 19 home games. The Bobcats own a 12-22 mark within
their friendly confines this season.
Following tonight’s contest, the Bobcats will have a day off before hosting
the Chicago Bulls on Wednesday. Charlotte will also host Toronto on Friday
before heading to Chicago on Saturday.