Al Jefferson, Bobcats dominate Bucks, 96-72

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The Charlotte Bobcats shot 38-77 (49.4%) from the field and controlled the offensive glass with 14 rebounds, in a blowout 96-72 win over the Milwaukee Bucks. Charlotte (7-7) picked up the win after falling to the Phoenix Suns on Friday.

Al Jefferson put up 19 points on 8-15 shooting from the field and 3-5 from the free throw line. Other key players for Charlotte included Ramon Sessions with 13 points and 6 assists, and Josh McRoberts with 12 points and 9 rebounds. On 8-13 shooting, Khris Middleton scored 20 points off the bench for Milwaukee in the loss.

In addition to 27.8% from 3-point range, the Bucks tallied an eFG% of just 38.2%. They are 0-1 on the season when registering marks below 30% and 45%, respectively, in those statistics. The Bobcats, conversely, are undefeated (3-0) when holding the opposition to such dismal shooting numbers.

Milwaukee (2-10) has now dropped their last 8 straight contests.

Coming up, the Bobcats battle the Boston Celtics, who are 5-10 on the season. The Bucks meet the Detroit Pistons, currently sitting at 5-8 this year. The Bobcats have a 1-0 record against Boston this season.

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