Walker's jumper lifts Bobcats over Wolves, 89-87

12:37 AM, Nov 15, 2012   |    comments
Charlotte Bobcats power forward Tyrus Thomas (12) blocks a shot attempted by Minnesota Timberwolves forward Dante Cunningham during the second quarter at Target Center. Mandatory Credit: Greg Smith-US PRESSWIRE
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MINNEAPOLIS - Kemba Walker's jumper with 0.7 seconds left lifted the Charlotte Bobcats to an 89-87 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Wednesday night.

Walker finished with 22 points, five assists and four rebounds, and his 19-footer over the out-stretched arm of Alexey Shved helped the Bobcats to their first three-game winning streak in nearly 20 months.

Byron Mullens had 12 points and 15 rebounds and Ramon Sessions had 18 points and six rebounds for Charlotte, which has won three straight games for the first time since March 2011.

Andrei Kirilenko had 26 points and 12 rebounds for the Timberwolves, who used a 16-2 run to tie the game with 12.3 seconds left.

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