facebook
twitter
rss
account
search
search
 

NBA: Charlotte 107, Toronto 101

March 20, 2013 at 9:55 PM   |   Comments

CHARLOTTE, N.C., March 20 (UPI) -- Byron Mullens made four free throws in the final 11 seconds Wednesday to create a rare Charlotte winning streak in the Bobcats' 107-101 win over Toronto.

Charlotte, owner of the worst record in the NBA, won for just the 16th time this season. The Bobcats have captured two in a row for the first time since claiming three straight Nov. 10-14. The back-to-back victories follow a stretch in which Charlotte lost 12-of-13.

Toronto pulled within two with 12 seconds left, but Mullens then hit two foul shots, came up with a key steal and made two more to secure the victory.

Mullens made 7-of-11 from the field and scored 25 points to pace the Bobcats. He is averaging 11 points a game this season. Gerald Henderson added 21 points and was one of six Charlotte players in double figures.

It was Charlotte's 10th home win of the campaign in 35 tries.

Rudy Gay scored 25 points for Toronto, which has lost back-to-back games.

© 2013 United Press International, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Any reproduction, republication, redistribution and/or modification of any UPI content is expressly prohibited without UPI's prior written consent.
Recommended UPI Stories
Featured UPI Collection
trending
Celebrity Couples of 2014 [PHOTOS]

Celebrity Couples of 2014 [PHOTOS]

Most Popular
1
Vikings exempt Adrian Peterson until child abuse allegations resolved, not suspended but can't play Vikings exempt Adrian Peterson until child abuse allegations resolved, not suspended but can't play
2
Surging Lions entertain struggling Argos
3
Zygi Wilf: 'We made a mistake'
4
Panthers' Greg Hardy takes voluntary leave of absence Panthers' Greg Hardy takes voluntary leave of absence
5
NFL Players Association appeals Ray Rice's indefinite suspension NFL Players Association appeals Ray Rice's indefinite suspension
Trending News
Video
x
Feedback