They won their first game in franchise history over the Orlando Magic
111-100 on November 6. The Bobcats would go on to post an 18-64 record finishing in 4th place. After the regular season, they finished with the best record in one of the NBA
's summer leagues, the Reebok Rocky Mountain Revue in Salt Lake City
. In the 2005 NBA
Draft, the Bobcats drafted two UNC players: guard Raymond Felton and forward Sean May. With these two players, in addition to Okafor, the Bobcats hoped to build a young, solid foundation for future success. They won their last four regular-season games to finish their second season at 26-56, an eight-game improvement over 2005.