Basketball

Observations: No grease on Kobe

There's a grease board in the Bobcats' locker room that is filled with mini-scouting reports on each player on the opposing roster. An hour and a half before tip-off Tuesday every line but one of that scouting report was filled.

There was nothing next to Kobe Bryant's name, which sure looked like an acknowledgement the guy has no known weakness.

Looked like the Bryant jerseys in the stands outnumbered the Bobcats jerseys 3-to-1.

Rookie Dontell Jefferson has yet to be activated for a game, but he's still safely on the roster. With his second 10-day contract expiring, the Bobcats are signing him for the rest of the season.

Tuesday's attendance – 19,568 – was the largest for a Bobcats game in Time Warner Cable Arena. It was also the seventh sellout of the season, matching the team high.

Gee, you think Vladimir Radmanovic might have enjoyed that drive-and-dunk move in the first half? Radmanovic was relegated to being a spot-up jump-shooter as a Laker, which made sense on a team dominated by Bryant and Pau Gasol. But he's demonstrated more ability to move, dribble and defend since coming to the Bobcats.

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