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.

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