Was 20 22 22 24 88
Cha 28 28 21 23 100
Date of game: 10/7/2012

Recap: Charlotte vs. Washington

Charlotte, NC (Sports Network) - Gerald Henderson scored 19 points and Byron Mullens poured in 18 to lead the Charlotte Bobcats over the Washington Wizards, 100-88, in the first of eight preseason games for both teams.

Henderson led all scorers and Mullens hauled in a team-high eight rebounds for Charlotte, while rookie Michael Kidd-Gilchrist -- the No.2 pick in the 2012 NBA Draft -- contributed 12 points in his first NBA action. He also grabbed six rebounds and came up with three steals.

New acquisitions Ben Gordon and Ramon Sessions made solid contributions off the bench for the Bobcats. Gordon shot 6-of-11 and finished with 16 points. Sessions scored 14 while dishing out five assists and pulling in five rebounds.

Bradley Beal, the third pick of the 2012 draft class, and Martell Webster led the Wizards with 18 points a piece off the bench. Washington's starters only managed 36 points combined.

The Wizards trailed by double-digits the entire second half until Webster scored on two layups to cut the deficit to six with 3:31 left to play in the game, but the Bobcats scored the next seven points to regain a 13-point advantage and seal the victory.

Game Notes

Two Payton Award winners on Hall of Fame ballot

Former Walter Payton Award winners Archie Amerson and Michael Payton are among the FCS players eligible for induction into the 2015 class of the College Football Hall of Fame, announced Wednesday.

NASCAR News
The Inside Line: NASCAR's elite eight move on

The Eliminator Round in the new Chase for the Sprint Cup championship begins this weekend at Martinsville Speedway, with the playoff field now trimmed to eight drivers.

Polian, Wolf named Pro Football HOF finalists

Former NFL general managers Bill Polian and Ron Wolf have been selected as finalists for the 2015 Pro Football Hall of Fame class under the newly-created contributors category.

Holland, Kimbrel named MLB's top relievers

Right-handers Greg Holland of the Kansas City Royals and Craig Kimbrel of the Atlanta Braves were named Wednesday as the top relief pitchers in Major League Baseball.

Thunder exercise options on Lamb, Adams, Roberson, and Jones

The Oklahoma City Thunder exercised club options on guard Jeremy Lamb, center Steven Adams and forwards Andre Roberson and Perry Jones on Tuesday.

Wild, Coyle agree to 5-year extension

The Minnesota Wild moved to lock up another of their young core on Wednesday, agreeing to terms with center Charlie Coyle on a five-year contract extension.

Featured Partners
www.eastridgeretirementcenter.com
The newly modeled East Ridge Residence is a must see with its spacious comfortable apartments. Plus, 3 delicious meals daily, geriatric physician, home healthcare services and fun festive activities. Schedule your visit today!
www.ameripriseadvisors.com/james.m.scotchie
Together we can make a confident retirement possible. Simply click to get started with your private wealth advisor. Talk to Jimmy Scotchie, Certified Financial Planner.
www.comcast.com/cable-internet-packages.html
Get started at $79.99 a month for 12 months. Plus, get a $75 VISA® Prepaid card.
 
Supermarket Guru
From The Archives
Scenic City Roots
Through Irish Eyes
Brand News
Prime Mashup
What's Trending
Megan Wise Goes Outside
Stay Connected with WDEF News 12
 
Inergize Digital This site is hosted and managed by Inergize Digital.