Free throws help Bobcats beat Magic 111-101

  • Article by: KYLE HIGHTOWER
  • Associated Press
  • January 17, 2014 - 9:30 PM

ORLANDO, Fla. — Al Jefferson had 30 points and 16 rebounds, Kemba Walker added 19 points and 10 assists and the Charlotte Bobcats beat the Orlando Magic 111-101 on Friday night.

The Magic dug out of an 18-point first-half hole and pulled to 78-76 early in the fourth quarter. However, the Bobcats shot 16 for 20 on free throws in the final period to help secure the win.

Josh McRoberts and Gerald Henderson added 17 points apiece for Charlotte.

Orlando committed 16 turnovers in the loss, and extended its season-high losing streak to 10 games.

Arron Afflalo scored 24 points in his return to the Magic lineup, and Tobias Harris and Jameer Nelson each added 18.

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