Scott Fowler: A bizarrely fascinating — and free — movie chronicles Bobcats’ 7-59 season

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The Charlotte Observer

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — A traditional sports documentary goes something like this: Find a championship team. Round up as many of the former players and coaches as you can from that team. Interview them all. Splice in some spectacular highlights. Set them to swelling music. Voilà! You’re done. And then there’s a guy named Jon Bois, who makes bizarre sports documentaries with basically the opposite formula. He and his colleagues’ latest film — now available for free on YouTube — concerns the Charlotte Bobcats’ 7-59 season of 2011-12. “The People You’re Paying to be in Shorts” is its unwieldy title, ta…

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