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Houston vs Charlotte Recap - Bobcats Win 99-89

Boris Diaw scored 22 points and added 10 rebounds for a double-double, leading Charlotte over Houston, 99-89, on Friday at Time Warner Cable Arena.

The Bobcats were a 3.5-point favorite in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 198.5.

Charlotte got 21 points from Gerald Wallace and another 16 points from Stephen Jackson. D.J. Augustin contributed 11 assists, while Gerald Wallace cleaned the glass with 14 rebounds.

The Rockets got a 19-point performance from Chase Budinger, who was supported by 16 points from Kevin Martin. Kyle Lowry had 6 assists in a losing cause for Houston, while Chuck Hayes grabbed 10 rebounds.

First-half bettors who backed Houston were victorious, as the score was 52-45 at the break.

The rebound battle favored Charlotte as they grabbed 46 boards, while Houston only had 42.

Charlotte looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Bucks. The Rockets will aim to get back on the winning track vs Oklahoma City.