Al Jefferson continued his fantastic season by scoring 26 points, grabbing 13 rebounds, dishing out four assists, recording three steals and blocking a shot to lead the Charlotte Bobcats to a 105-98 victory over the Denver Nuggets at the Time Warner Cable Arena in Charlotte, North Carolina on Monday night.
Kemba Walker added 24 points, seven assists and six rebounds.
Gary Neal gave the Bobcats another threat – he scored 19 points, grabbed four rebounds and dished out four assists while Josh McRoberts added 15 points.
In the fourth quarter, the Nuggets cut an 11-point to five and got a stop when Ty Lawson blocked a Walker shot attempt, but Nuggets returned the favor when Chris Douglas-Roberts blocked Lawson’s shot and McRoberts hit a three on the other end that swung the game back in the Bobcats’ favor.
Walker closed the game out for the Bobcats on the free throw line.
Lawson led the Nuggets with 24 points, six assists and three rebounds while Aaron Brooks scored 16 points and Kenneth Faried chipped in 15 points and nine rebounds.
The Bobcats are now 30-34 and the Nuggets are 27-36.