Cleveland was victimized for 26 points and 11 assists by Boris Diaw as the Bobcats defeated the Cavaliers 98-97 in NBA action on Wednesday.
Charlotte won on the scoreboard, but lost at the pay window as they failed to cover the 9.5-point spread. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 191.5.
Charlotte got 16 points from Kwame Brown and another 14 points from Gerald Henderson. D.J. Augustin contributed 12 assists, while Kwame Brown cleaned the glass with 8 rebounds.
Cleveland got 24 points from Ramon Sessions in a losing cause and another 20 points from J.J. Hickson. Baron Davis contributed 6 assists for the Cavaliers, while J.J. Hickson had 7 rebounds.
Charlotte trailed at halftime, 50-47.
Charlotte looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Magic. The Cavaliers will aim to get back on the winning track at Washington.