NBA: Charlotte 108, Detroit 96

Feb. 18, 2014 at 10:15 PM

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., Feb. 18 (UPI) -- Al Jefferson did it all with 32 points, 12 rebounds and seven assists Tuesday, powering Charlotte over Detroit 108-96 in the first of a home-and-home series.

Kemba Walker pumped in 22 points as the Bobcats notched a fifth win in eight games.

Josh McRoberts (14 points, 10 rebounds), Gerald Henderson and Ramos Sessions (12 points each) also played big roles for Charlotte.

The Pistons dropped a third straight despite 24 points and seven assists from Brandon Jennings.

Andre Drummond hauled down 22 rebounds to go with 16 points for Detroit.

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