Bobcats edge Bucks in OT

The Charlotte Bobcats inched closed to earning a playoff spot with a hard-fought 87-86 OT victory over the Milwaukee Bucks Friday night.

Charlotte failed to cover the 3.5-point spread, while the 173 points went UNDER the posted total of 182.

Stephen Jackson led the Bobcats with a game-high 32 points and five rebounds for the Bobcats.

John Salmons had 28 points with five rebounds and five assists in a losing cause.