Cleveland Falls 96-94 to Bobcats - Recap
The Bobcats got a 24-point performance from Al Jefferson, who added 15 rebounds as Charlotte ran past Cleveland 96-94 on Saturday at Quicken Loans Arena.
Charlotte won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 3.5-point spread as underdogs. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go UNDER the closing number of 197.5.
Kemba Walker had 20 points for Charlotte and Gerald Henderson chipped in with 15 points. Kemba Walker had 7 assists for the Bobcats, while Al Jefferson was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 15 boards.
Cleveland got 44 points from Kyrie Irving in a losing cause and another 14 points from Dion Waiters. Kyrie Irving contributed 8 assists for the Cavaliers, while Tristan Thompson had 12 rebounds.
Charlotte led at halftime, 40-33.
Charlotte won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 58-51.
Charlotte looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Wizards. The Cavaliers will aim to get back on the winning track vs Detroit.