March 16, 2009

NBA: Charlotte 112, Toronto 86

Gerald Wallace had 25 points, nine rebounds and five assists Monday night to lead the Charlotte Bobcats to a 112-86 win over Toronto.

D.J. Augustin had 15 points for the Bobcats, who won for the seventh time in their last 10 games. Boris Diaw had 14 points and Raymond Felton had 13 points and eight assists for Charlotte, which is one game behind Milwaukee and Chicago in the battle for the final playoff spot in the Eastern Conference.

The Bobcats, now in their fifth season, have never been to the post-season.

Chris Bosh had 18 points and 14 rebounds for the Raptors, who suffered their eighth loss in nine games.