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Sunday: Charlotte Bobcats at Miami Heat

Bobcats at Heat

6 p.m., American Airlines Arena

TV: SportSouth. Radio: WFNZ-AM 610

Projected Starters

Bobcats Heat
Pos, Player Ppg  Rpg Pos, Player Ppg  Rpg
G, K. Walker 17.2 3.3 G, M. Chalmers 8.5 2.2
G, G. Henderson 14.0 3.5 G, D. Wade 21.5 5.0
F, M. Kidd-Gilchrist 8.9 3.3 F, L. James 26.7 8.2
F, J. McRoberts 4.5 3.8 F, U. Haslem 3.6 5.3
C, B. Biyombo 4.4 7.0 C, C. Bosh 16.6 6.8

Matchup to Watch

LeBron James vs. Michael Kidd-Gilchrist: James has pretty much locked up a repeat as NBA most valuable player. He’s actually improved in most statitical categories from a year ago.

Observations





The streak has become such an attention-grabber that NBA TV made a decision Saturday to pick up tonight’s Heat-Bobcats game for national telecast.

Tap-ins

The Bobcats have now lost 10 in a row to the Heat. Last Bobcats victory was March of 2009 before James and Chris Bosh came aboard the Heat.

Did you know?

How much has changed since James signed with Miami? The season before that, the Bobcats beat the Heat by 39 in Charlotte.

Rick Bonnell

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