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NBA: Bobcats upset Lakers 109-89

02-16-2011 11:03 BJT

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The Charlotte Bobcats have been anything but a powerhouse since coming into the league, but they have been able to handle the perennially strong LA Lakers. The Bobcats, looking for their eigth win in their last ten against the Lakers in Charlotte on Monday.

Four minutes remaining in the opening frame

Airborne Gerald Wallace put in an ally-oop bucket, Bobcats made it one point game

Midway through second, Kobe Bryant hit a trademark jumper, Lakers jump out to a 5 point lead

Kobe, who scored 20 overall, began to lose his tempo, early in the third he missed a three, Lakers were behind by 7

Playing despite an illness that kept him from the shootaround...Bryant struggled, missing 11 of his first 16 shots.

Charlotte then rubbed salt in the wound, Boris Diaw hit a wide open three. (replay) Bobcats pulled away 69-57

Not done for Charlotte, though, Wallace drained another three at the buzzer of the third frame, Charlotte had 18 point lead

Early fourth, Gerald Henderson goes hard to the rack...the and one, putting the Bobcats up 21 and they would go on to the 109-89 win, Charlotte's 8th win over the Lakers in 10 games.

Editor:Zhang Jingya |Source: CNTV.CN

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