CHARLOTTE, N.C., Nov. 27 (UPI) -- Gerald Wallace kept Charlotte's best streak of the season going by scoring 31 points Friday and leading the Bobcats to a 94-87 win over Cleveland.
Charlotte has won three in a row on the heels of a seven-game losing streak. Friday's victory followed solid triumphs over both Toronto and Indiana.
The Cavaliers were paced by 25 points from LeBron James. Mo Williams had 22 for Cleveland, which had won its previous three games.
Shaquille O'Neal returned following a six-game absence brought on by a strained shoulder and scored 11 points in 30 minutes.
Charlotte had a 15-point halftime lead and Wallace scored 13 of his team's first 16 points in the third period. The Bobcats led by as many as 24 in the second half.