Kemba Walker had 24 points and dished out five assists, Gerald Henderson scored 20 points and Ramon Sessions came off the bench to pour in 16 points and dish out six assists as the Charlotte Bobcats defeated the Sacramento Kings 95-87 Tuesday night.
DeMarcus Cousins had a monster game. He scored 30 points, grabbed 17 rebounds, dished out six assists and had three steals. Isiah Thomas was the only other Kings’ player to score in double figures. He finished with 21 points and four assists.
The Bobcats got off to a fantastic start, outscoring the Kings 35-22 in the first quarter. After another slow offensive quarter from the Kings led to a second quarter stalemate, the Kings began to rally in the third quarter. They cut the lead to 80-78 early in the fourth quarter, but the Bobcats responded with an 11-1 run that essentially iced the game. The Kings couldn’t get any closer than six the rest of the way.
The Bobcats are now 11-14 after the victory while the Kings fall to 7-16.