Charlotte Bobcats @ Nets 12/26/08


Felton Drives Bobcats over Nets

Bobcats take care of the Nets at home to get their 3rd road victory of the season and improve to 11-19.  AP recap here.  Boxscore here.

1. Emeka Okafor.  Wow.  Larry Brown seems intent on getting the Cat’s money’s worth out of the $72 million man.  Oak had another efficiently great game with 21pts on 9-14 shooting while grabbing 9 boards.  His throw-down on Brook Lopez in the first quarter was an exciting sign of aggressiveness.  The big man topped it all off by swatting a Bobby Simmons runner with under 2 minutes to go in the 4th to effectively kill the Nets late game run.  Take a look at Okafor’s numbers for December.  18pts, 11rbs, and 2blks are no joke.  If he continues this through January, he’s probably in the hunt for an All-Star spot.

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