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Chris Douglas-Roberts game winner keeps Bobcats alive for six seed

Apr 15, 2014, 12:45 AM EDT

Washington had already won, knocking off a shorthanded and disinterested Heat team. Charlotte has dreams of the six seed (and avoiding the Heat in the first round) but to do that they had to come from behind against Atlanta on Monday night.

They did thanks to Chris Douglas-Roberts‘ game winner.

CDR has scored about 6.8 points a game this season and has become better known for his hair, but ever since college he has been a guy able to score on awkward shots. He did that here. He was not the intended target on this play — notice the Hawks left the inbounder open to double team Al Jefferson — and eventually Douglas-Roberts pops out up top off a screen, has enough time to dribble into the lane and put up a floater.

With the win the Bobcats remain one game back of Wizards for the six seed and it’s a longshot they get it even though the Bobcats have the tie breaker. Wednesday night the Bobcats would have to beat the Bulls and the Wizards would have to fall to Boston for Charlotte to get the tie they need. Not likely.

But CDR keeps hope alive for a couple more days.

  1. chicagosports2014 - Apr 15, 2014 at 1:27 AM

    I thought cdr was gonna be a Allstar coming out of college, good shot anyway

  2. 00maltliquor - Apr 15, 2014 at 2:05 AM

    Bobcats going to the Finals is something was to suddenly happen to LeBron, I STG!

  3. campcouch - Apr 15, 2014 at 9:02 AM

    I’ll give Jordan credit. He made smart front office moves and a solid coaching move. The Bobcats have come a long way in 2 1/2 years.

  4. theromeo2k - Apr 15, 2014 at 11:56 AM

    CDR’s body reminds me of Matt Barnes’ for some reason… They also move around kinda similarly as well O.o

    • bigmeechy74 - Apr 15, 2014 at 3:35 PM

      and they are both sexy as hell

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