February 08, 2013
Video: Charlotte Bobcat blow lead, fall to L.A. Lakers 100-93
The Charlotte Bobcats led the L.A. Lakers by 20 with 5 1/2 minutes left in the third quarter, only to lose on Friday. Byron Mullens and Gerald Henderson each scored 20 points. Charlotte has now lost six straight.
Posted by Charlotte Observer on February 8, 2013 at 11:04 PM | Permalink
Well we all know whats coming tonight after that hard play last night. Lucky to lose by 20.
Posted by: David Stern has to go!! | Feb 9, 2013 8:27:01 PM
just frustrating. Dont like humphries but.... what are you gonna do. Concern is " Big Head" in small market.
Posted by: David Stern has to go!! | Feb 9, 2013 10:49:48 PM
I've been one of Dunlap's biggest advocates, but the guy needs to go. He cannot be an NBA Head Coach, although I can see why he would be a great assistant. He show no emotions, nor desires during games - and there is a perception that he is not willing to stand up for his players.
Also, insanity is doing the same thing over and over, and expecting a different result. The Lakers game was the 8th game, yes, 8 games were the Cats have leads of 15+ and Dunlap goes back to his 4 guard rotation and we lose the games.
Every team know the Cats cant shoot from outside, if you go with 4 guards and 1 big, the opposite team just clogs the paint and dare the Cats to shoot, which they can't do. Then on offense, they will kill you inside, since you have no defense at all.
That has nothing to do with talent, is pure coaching. You cannot play Kemba, Sessions, Gordon and Henderson or Taylor at the same time, with only one big on the court. It doesn't work, how many times does Dunlap needs to see his lead dissapear in order to get it, that it doesn't work.
If you are up 20, you put a small line-up, and 3 minutes later your are up only 5, how in the world can you justify keeping the same guys on the floor. I also wonder if his other assistants don't see this. This is not college ball, this is the NBA. Guys here are way too big and athletic for yo to play 4 guards at a time.
Posted by: RobC | Feb 11, 2013 10:05:17 AM
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