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Bobcats 2014 NBA Playoffs Schedule; Charlotte Opens at Miami on Sunday at 3:30 p.m.

Bobcats 2014 NBA Playoffs Schedule; Charlotte Opens at Miami on Sunday at 3:30 p.m.

BOBCATS TO OPEN 2014 NBA PLAYOFFS IN MIAMI ON SUNDAY AT 3:30 PM; CHARLOTTE HOSTS FIRST HOME PLAYOFF GAME  ON SATURDAY, APRIL 26 AT 7 PM Bobcats First-Round Playoff Tickets On Sale Now at Bobcats.com, Time Warner Cable Arena Box Office, All Ticketmaster Locations or by Calling 1-800-4NBA-TIX  CHARLOTTE, NC April 17, 2014 – The Charlotte Bobcats 2014 NBA Playoffs schedule was announced today by the NBA. The No. 7-seeded Bobcats will play the No. 2-seeded Miami Heat in a best-of-seven first-round series in the Eastern Conference Playoffs. The Bobcats 2014 Playoffs, presented by Novant Health, Papa John’s and Sprite, will be the franchise’s second postseason appearance and first since 2010. Game 1 of the Bobcats-Heat series will be Sunday, […]

Langdon, Capps, McGaha and Ray Top the Leaderboard Going Into Sunday’s Eliminations at NHRA Four-Wide Nationals

Langdon, Capps, McGaha and Ray Top the Leaderboard Going Into Sunday’s Eliminations at NHRA Four-Wide Nationals

CONCORD, NC April 12, 2014 – For the second season in a row Shawn Langdon will enter eliminations at the NHRA Four-Wide Nationals as the No. 1 qualifier in Top Fuel. Ron Capps (Funny Car), Chris McGaha (Pro Stock) and Michael Ray (Pro Stock Motorcycle) also will lead their categories into eliminations as No. 1 qualifiers at the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series event at the Bellagio of drag strips. Langdon piloted his Al-Anabi Racing dragster to a 3.753 second pass at 321.81 mph during the first day of qualifying and that run held up as hotter temperatures cooled down the runs in the two qualifying sessions on Saturday. CHARLOTTE MOTOR SPEEDWAY TICKETS “We’ve had a really good car […]

Lady Cat Social Media Sweetheart of the Week – Katrina

Lady Cat Social Media Sweetheart of the Week – Katrina

Each week this season a Lady Cat will be highlighted as our Social Media Sweetheart. During the week, fans will get an inside look into the lives of these hard working ladies through social media. This week’s sweetheart is Katrina. Lady Cat Katrina Gallery | Lady Cat Katrina Facebook Page CHARLOTTE, NC March 31, 2014 Throughout the 13-14 season, the Bobcats are highlighting one Lady Cat each week as a Social Media Sweetheart. During the week, fans will get an inside look into the lives of these hard working ladies as they go about their daily lives at their offices, classrooms, Lady Cats practices, family outings and Bobcats games. Hometown:Denver, CO Occupation:Cocktail waitress, nanny Education:UNCC Hobbies:Playing basketball, working out Dream […]

Charlotte Bobcats Sign Forward DJ White to 2nd 10-Day Contract

Charlotte Bobcats Sign Forward DJ White to 2nd 10-Day Contract

CHARLOTTE, NC March 31, 2014 – Charlotte Bobcats President of Basketball Operations Rod Higgins announced today that the team has signed forward DJ White to a second 10-day contract. The 6-9 White has seen action in one game for the Bobcats this season, tallying one rebound and one steal in four minutes. He is in his sixth NBA season and has career averages of 5.9 points and 3.2 rebounds in 133 games played with the Thunder, Bobcats and Celtics. For his career, White has shot .507 from the field (348-686) and .720 from the free-throw line (113-157). Prior to joining the Bobcats, White played 27 games this season for the Sichuan Blue Whales of the Chinese Basketball Association. He averaged […]

Loray Mill Walkout, 1929

Loray Mill Walkout, 1929

RALEIGH, NC March 30, 2014 – On March 30, 1929, workers at the Loray Mill in Gastonia began a walkout. Two days later, they called a general strike. At the time the five-story building covering more than a half-million square feet and was the world’s largest factory under one roof. Labor unions targeted it for organization because of its size, and the Rhode Island owners caused resentment by erecting a tall fence around the property and pressing for greater productivity. The National Textile Workers Union, widely acknowledged to be under Communist influence, exploited the situation by sending activists to Gastonia. They argued that winning North Carolina was the key to the labor movement’s advancement in the South, and winning the […]

Orlando Magic Comeback Too Much for Cats

Orlando Magic Comeback Too Much for Cats

By Matt Rochinski bobcats.com ORLANDO, FL March 28, 2014 105vs.110 Amway Center, Orlando, FL 1 2 3 4 OT CHA 30 20 31 16 8 105 ORL 16 25 33 23 13 110 Preview | Boxscore | Game Recaps|Game Gallery THE RESULT Josh McRoberts had a career night for the Cats, scoring a career-best 24 points, including six three-pointers to go with seven rebounds and six assists but Charlotte could not hold off a Magic comeback on the way to a 110-105 overtime defeat on March 28 in Orlando. Kemba Walker added 24 points and eight assists in the loss. TURNING POINTS Charlotte led this one most of the way before Orlando opened the fourth quarter on a 15-8 run […]

Bobcats Care Community Report: Military Care Event

Bobcats Care Community Report: Military Care Event

By Kate Hussman bobcats.com CHARLOTTE, NC March 28, 2014 This past Tuesday the Bobcats teamed up with Family Dollar and Wells Fargo to pack 10,000 care kits for our troops serving around the world. Volunteers started showing up at Time Warner Cable® Arena at 5:00 am to unpack the Family Dollar truck filled with more than 140,000 different items to be assembled in our care kits. More than 400 volunteers from all three organizations spent the entire day prepping the items for our care kits and were joined by the Bobcats team and coaching staff to pack all of the care kits for distribution. Executives and staff worked side by side with the players and coaches to fill each care […]

Unique Mustang Makes Return, a Collector Car Auction with Rare Jaguar, Lawn Mower Racing and So Much More at AutoFair

Unique Mustang Makes Return, a Collector Car Auction with Rare Jaguar, Lawn Mower Racing and So Much More at AutoFair

CHARLOTTE, NC March 28, 2014 – Elvis, Mustangs and lawn mowers, oh my! The Charlotte Motor Speedway AutoFair hosted by OldRide.com has all of that and so much more, April 3-6. In addition to unique vehicles in the Nationwide Insurance Classic Car Showcase Pavilion and the Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist Contest, there will be a collector car auction and more than 1,500 collectible vehicles of all makes and models for sale in the car corral that rings the 1.5-mile superspeedway. Below are some newsworthy items leading into the Charlotte Motor Speedway AutoFair hosted by OldRide.com. Davidson, N.C. Resident Brings Exceptional Story, and Car, to AutoFair Many older vehicles have a unique story behind them and the story behind Alan Goodman’s […]

Charlotte Bobcats and Wells Fargo Present Military Veteran with New Home

Charlotte Bobcats and Wells Fargo Present Military Veteran with New Home

Two Organizations Honor Military Hero Corporal Carl Morgan at Bobcats Game for His Service Videos: Home Donation | Family Interview CHARLOTTE, NC March 26, 2014 – The Charlotte Bobcats and Wells Fargo today honored Corporal Carl Morgan for his military service with a newly renovated home during the first half of the Bobcats and Brooklyn Nets game. A native of Lowell, Massachusetts, Corporal Morgan is currently medically retired and resides in Charlotte. He joined the military to make a difference with his life and serve his country. While enlisted, he was awarded the Afghanistan Campaign Medial (1 Star), Purple Heart, Combat Action Ribbon (Afghanistan), National Defense Service Medal, Global War On Terror Service Medal and Sea Service Deployment Ribbon among […]

Charlotte Bobcats Net ‘Big’ OT Win

Charlotte Bobcats Net ‘Big’ OT Win

By Shane Skeary bobcats.com CHARLOTTE, NC March 26, 2014 116vs.111 Time Warner Cable Arena, Charlotte, NC 1 2 3 4 OT CHA 24 34 25 22 11 116 BKN 28 31 19 27 6 111 Preview | Boxscore | Game Recaps|Game Gallery THE RESULT Led by double-doubles from Al Jefferson (35 points, 15 rebounds) and Kemba Walker (20 points, 12 assists), the Cats outlasted the Brooklyn Nets with a 116-111 overtime win on March 26 at Time Warner Cable Arena. TURNING POINTS The Cats led 105-103 with 36.5 seconds remaining in the fourth quarter, but Deron Williams hit a deep two-point jumper to tie the game at 105. On the other end, Kemba Walker was unable to get up a […]