Again they didn’t win, but this time the Charlotte Bobcats didn’t give in. The losing streak is now at nine. In some of those – Oklahoma City, Milwaukee, Golden State – the Bobcats looked beaten-up, demoralized and exhausted. This was different. They played one of the season’s best teams in the Los Angeles Clippers, and though they fell 100-94, they competed all the way. Byron Mullens hit two threes late to force Clippers superstar Chris Paul to the foul line four times in the last 38 seconds.