Jefferson lifts Bobcats past Clippers 95-91

  • Article by: STEVE REED
  • Associated Press
  • January 22, 2014 - 8:40 PM

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Al Jefferson had 24 points and 10 rebounds to lead Charlotte to a 95-91 victory over the Clippers on Wednesday night that gave the Bobcats' their first win over Los Angeles in their last seven tries.

The veteran center was 12 of 23 from the field as the Bobcats won for the third time in their last four games at home.

Gerald Henderson scored 13 points and put the Bobcats ahead for good with 22.5 seconds left with a dunk off Ramon Sessions' air ball.

Blake Griffin was dominant early on and finished with 27 points, but was 0 for 4 from the field in the fourth quarter. Jamal Crawford had 20 points for the Clippers, who fell to 11-12 on the road.

The Bobcats improved to 2-0 without point guard Kemba Walker.

Sessions had 10 points and a season-high eight assists in his place.

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