Wallace, Bobcats beat Bucks
Charlotte, NC (Sports Network) – Gerald Wallace scored 24 points and Walter
Herrmann had a career-high 23 as the Charlotte Bobcats beat the Milwaukee
Bucks, 97-81, at Charlotte Bobcats Arena.
Matt Carroll added 13 points and Emeka Okafor had 11 points and 12 rebounds
for the Bobcats, who have won two straight games.
Ruben Patterson scored 14 points, Michael Redd 13 and Earl Boykins 12 for the
Bucks, who have lost five in a row.
Redd, the Bucks leading scorer, shot just 5-of-12.
Charlotte took control of the game with a 21-3 run to open the third quarter.
Milwaukee made just one of its first 10 shots and committed nine turnovers
during the spurt.
Milwaukee shot 38.8 percent and committed 24 turnovers in the loss.
The Bucks led 46-43 at the intermission.
Carroll’s driving layup with 9 1/2 minutes to go in the third quarter gave
Charlotte the lead for good.
The Bobcats, who led 73-58 after three quarters, were never threatened in the
Derek Anderson returned from a sore knee and scored eight points in 14 minutes
for Charlotte…Wallace shot just 6-of-20 from the field…Charlotte shot 38.7
percent but committed only seven turnovers…Charlotte won for the first time
against Milwaukee in ten tries…Milwaukee is now 9-29 on the road…Adam
Morrison played a season-low seven minutes, scoring three points.