Bobcats Finally Find a Way to Beat Mavs

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At times this short season Michael Kidd-Gilchrist was very much the NBA rookie: Hesitant to drive, prone to the occasional turnover or ill-timed foul.

“He wasn’t a rookie tonight,” Charlotte Bobcats teammate Kemba Walker said proudly, after Kidd-Gilchrist was a central figure in a 101-97 overtime victory over the Dallas Mavericks.

This was big for many reasons including the fact history was made. The Mavericks were the last of 29 other NBA teams never to have lost to the Bobcats: 16-0 for the series.


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