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Henderson scores 19, Bobcats beat Wizards 100-88
CHARLOTTE 100, WASHINGTON 88
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) -- Gerald Henderson scored 19 points and the
Charlotte Bobcats held off a late rally to beat the Washington
Wizards 100-88 in the teams' preseason opener Sunday.
Byron Mullens added 18 points, including a key 3-pointer down
the stretch, and Ben Gordon had 16 for the Bobcats, who closed
out the lockout-shortened 2011-12 season with a 23-game losing
streak on the way to a league-worst 7-59 record.
Charlotte, which led 56-42 at the half, also got 14 points from
Ramon Sessions and 12 from first-round draft pick Michael
Bradley Beal and Martell Webster scored 18 points each and Kevin
Seraphin had 11 for the Wizards, who played without starters
John Wall (patella), Nene (foot) and Emeka Okafor (soreness).
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