We threw on all of our Bobcats clothes and headed down to the Coliseum.
We decided to get the cheapest second level tickets. When I looked at the map online, the seats didn't look bad--about the 5th row of the upper deck. But then we showed up, we found that they are remodeling the second level and these were actually THE VERY LAST ROW. That black plastic sheet kind of bugged me. But I guess that's what you get with a $10 seat. At least they were nice and cushioned.
During warm-ups we realized something was missing. Dirk wasn't on the court. Andrew looked up his status and found that it was Dirk's night off as well as Al Jefferson's, the Bobcats' best player. Boo. All of a sudden our $10 tickets are feeling like a rip off.
Dirk warming the bench.
The Bobcats got killed. There were some hilarious botched plays. We saw a few great dunks. Brandon caught a growl towel. Or the guys in front of us did and passed it back to B, who had been screaming his lungs out for it. Our action shots:
The halftime show was a unicycling couple with a cameo by their son. It was pretty cool. Andrew couldn't handle the man riding the giant unicycle. He had to close his eyes.
Overall, it was a fun way to spend an evening. I guess I'd do it again. But I still wish Dirk would have played.