Streaking Bobcats dominate Hea...
Bobcats 104, Heat 65...
Heat-Bobcats, Box...
Shaq's superstar dunk contest ...
Healthy Corey Maggett is loggi...
MVP? It's debatable between Ko...
Cavs roll as Shaq reaches mile...
NBA Roundup: Friday's action...
ROSTER REPORT 2010-01-20...
NOTES, QUOTES 2010-01-20...
Blazers Tried to Hide Darius M...
NBA Essentials: The Pritchard ...
Your Weekend NBA Guide: What t...
The Grizzlies Sign Darius Mile...
Blazers Threaten to Sue Team T...
Brand, Maggette could opt out
Brand has surgury
Steve
where are you mike?
February 2017
January 2010
December 2009
November 2009
October 2009
September 2009
August 2009
July 2009
June 2009
May 2009
April 2009
March 2009
February 2009
January 2009
December 2008
November 2008
October 2008
September 2008
August 2008
July 2008
June 2008
May 2008
April 2008
March 2008
 
 
Add to Google
Add to My Yahoo!
Subscribe in NewsGator Online
Add to Windows Live
News » Charlotte Bobcats Getting Inside 2009-11-18


Charlotte Bobcats Getting Inside 2009-11-18


Charlotte Bobcats Getting Inside 2009-11-18Stephen Jackson said Monday night that he had to get out of Golden State to escape a losing culture. But isn't that what he's entering in Charlotte?

A versatile player with a checkered past, Jackson was the key piece in a four-player trade the Bobcats completed Monday morning. Jackson and point guard Acie Law come to Charlotte, while guard Raja Bell and forward Vladimir Radmanovic become Warriors.

Jackson forced his way out of Golden State, particularly when his agent made numerous inflammatory remarks about Warriors coach Don Nelson in a recent espn.com article. It was clear in Jackson's first comments following the trade that his venom toward the Warriors had not dissipated.

"We made history by beating Dallas in the first round (in 2007). Then things started getting worse and winning stopped being a priority. Once winning stopped being a priority, I didn't want to be a part of it," Jackson said.

"It started when we got rid of Jason Richardson and then the next thing you know, it was Baron (Davis). And then it was Al Harrington and Matt Barnes. The team that we had when we made that run, that beat Dallas in the first round, went south. Once it started doing that, I didn't want to be a part of it."

And yet Jackson went to a team that has never reached the playoffs. Can he accept the Bobcats missing the postseason this April?

"Yeah, because I know the effort and attitude is there," Jackson said. "Anytime you have a guy running the team like (Bobcats general manager) Rod Higgins -- who I know well, that's the reason I went to Golden State -- those guys are competitors and they want to win. Those are the type of people I want running a team that I play for."

MAGIC 97, BOBCATS 91: They shot 50 percent from the field for the first time this season, with better offensive spacing and movement, but they missed nine second-half free throws to go 0-5 on the road and extend this losing streak to five games.


Play Basketball Hot Streak and win prizes!

Author: Fox Sports
Author's Website: http://www.foxsports.com
Added: November 18, 2009

 

 
Copyright © Bobcatsweb.com, Inc. All rights reserved 2018.