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Kemba Walker scores 31 as Bobcats pull out the close victory against Warriors

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Kemba Walker put up 31 points to help the Charlotte Bobcats pull out a close one against the Golden State Warriors, 115-111. The Bobcats put together a very efficient performance, turning it over on only seven possessions while totaling 22 assists. This is the second win in as many games for Charlotte (10-11) after beating Philadelphia on Friday.

Walker finished 10-18 (2-5 from three-point range) in a quality performance offensively. Other top contributors for Charlotte included Ramon Sessions with 13 points and 5 assists, Josh McRoberts with 11 points and 10 rebounds, and Al Jefferson with 11 points and 9 rebounds. Stephen Curry had another strong game for Golden State despite the loss, putting up 43 points on 14-32 shooting (5-16 on 3-point attempts), in addition to going 10-12 from the free throw line. He also added 9 assists and 6 rebounds. Klay Thompson added 22 points and 5 assists, David Lee finished with 14 points and 16 rebounds, and Harrison Barnes put up 14 points and 9 rebounds.

After putting up a sparkling assist-to-turnover ratio of 3.14, the Bobcats are 3-1 on the season when eclipsing 2.50 in this category. However, the Warriors are winless (0-3) when allowing their opponents to achieve such a lofty ratio.

Golden State (12-10) could not get back-to-back victories after defeating Memphis on Saturday.

Coming up next, the Bobcats square off against the Orlando Magic, who are 6-14 on the year. The Warriors match up against the Dallas Mavericks, currently 13-8 this season. The Warriors are 0-1 versus Dallas this season.


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