"Some nights it's embarrassing, especially when we lose by a lot," said rookie Kemba Walker. "No one likes to lose by that many points."
Former Bobcat Steve Smith, now an NBA TV analyst, said Charlotte is has to rebuild from scratch.
"It comes down to (this): Do they draft the best talent? And right now the Charlotte Bobcats are a team that is looking to rebuild," he said.
They basically have no choice.
Still, Carroll won't say they're a bad team.
"We still have talent on this team and can still win games but I think it will take more guys to get healthy," Carroll said. "As the season goes along we're going to get better."
In the meantime, the mildly superstitious Carroll is trying everything he can to help end the losing streak which began Jan. 16.
"I switched shoes a couple of times. I've worn two socks on each foot," he said. "I've worn socks two days in a row, which I've never done before... but nothing has worked. I'll keep trying.
"Something has to work eventually — and hopefully soon."
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