Al Jefferson scored 26 points and added 9 rebounds, while Kemba Walker added 25 points and 10 assists to lead the Charlotte Bobcats to a close victory over the Milwaukee Bucks, 111-110. The Bobcats put together a very efficient performance, turning it over on only eight possessions while totaling 30 assists. Charlotte (14-15) gets one in the win column after losing to Utah on Saturday.
Jefferson shot 12-23 from the field. Cody Zeller contributed 12 points and 7 rebounds for Charlotte as well. Brandon Knight had a big game for Milwaukee despite the loss, putting up 26 points on 11-23 shooting, including 2-5 from behind the arc. He also tallied 14 assists and 8 rebounds. Khris Middleton chipped in 19 points and 6 rebounds, O.J. Mayo finished with 14 points and 9 rebounds, and John Henson put up 14 points and 9 rebounds.
After putting up a sparkling assist-to-turnover ratio of 3.75, the Bobcats are 4-1 on the season when eclipsing 2.50 in this category. However, the Bucks are winless (0-2) when allowing their opponents to achieve such a lofty ratio.
Milwaukee (6-22) has now dropped three straight to Charlotte.
Coming up next, the Bobcats square off with the Oklahoma City Thunder, who are 22-5 on the year. The Bucks go up against the Brooklyn Nets, currently 9-18 this season. The Bucks are 0-1 versus Brooklyn this season.