February 9, 2009

NBA: Charlotte 94, LA Clippers 73

Emeka Okafor had 19 points and 16 rebounds Monday to lead the Charlotte Bobcats to a 94-73 victory over the Los Angeles Clippers.

D.J. Augustin scored 17 points and Boris Diaw and Raymond Felton each scored 15 for the Bobcats, who ended a five-game losing streak.

Vladimir Radmanovic, who came to Charlotte in a trade with the LA Lakers Saturday, scored 13 points off the bench with 3-of-5 3-pointers in his Bobcats debut.

Zach Randolph had 20 points and 10 rebounds for the Clippers. Eric Gordon added 17 points and Steve Novak 13.

The Bobcats had a 16-2 run early in the fourth period to take the game in hand.