Mullens lifts Bobcats over Raptors 107-101

STEVE REED (AP Sports Writer)
The Associated Press
Mullens lifts Bobcats over Raptors 107-101
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CHARLOTTE, NC - MARCH 20: Gerald Henderson #9 of the Charlotte Bobcats goes to the basket against the Toronto Raptors at the Time Warner Cable Arena on March 20, 2013 in Charlotte, North Carolina. (Photo by Kent Smith/NBAE via Getty Images)

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) -- Byron Mullens scored 25 points, Gerald Henderson had another solid all-around game and the Charlotte Bobcats beat the Toronto Raptors 107-101 on Wednesday night to win consecutive games for the first time since mid-November.

Mullens scored 12 points in the fourth quarter. The reserve made his final eight free throws, including four with less than 13 seconds to go as Charlotte won its third straight at home.

Henderson scored 21 points on 8-of-14 shooting and added seven rebounds and five assists, continuing the best stretch of his four-year NBA career. Henderson came in averaging 23 points on 49 percent shooting over the past six games and has now scored at least 20 points in five of the last seven games.

Rudy Gay had 25 points for the Raptors.