Bobcats stun Clippers; Rockets rout Kings

Posted at 01/23/14 1:22 PM

Charlotte Bobcats guard Ramon Sessions (7) drives through the defense of Los Angles Clippers guard Darius Morris (left) and forward Jared Dudley (right) during the first half of the game at Time Warner Cable Arena. Photo by Sam Sharpe, USA TODAY Sports/Reuters.

Bobcats 95, Clippers 91

Gerald Henderson dunked with 22.5 seconds left and Josh McRoberts hit two free throws with 13.9 seconds left to give the Charlotte Bobcats a victory over the Los Angeles Clippers.

Henderson's dunk, off a lob from guard Ramon Sessions, broke an 89-89 tie.

Al Jefferson led the Bobcats (19-25) with 24 points and 10 rebounds.

Blake Griffin led the Clippers (29-15) with 27 points. Jamal Crawford scored 20.

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Rockets 119, Kings 98

The Sacramento Kings lost two key offensive cogs to injury in their defeat to the Houston Rockets.

DeMarcus Cousins, the Kings' leading scorer and rebounder, limped off after spraining his left ankle with 7:17 left in the second.

Rudy Gay, fresh off a 41-point, eight-rebound performance Tuesday night in New Orleans, departed with a left Achilles injury at the 6:01 mark in the first quarter.

Sacramento (15-26) scuffled without them while Dwight Howard put up 26 points, 13 rebounds and four blocks for the Rockets (29-15).

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Hawks 112, Magic 109

Paul Millsap had 24 points, six rebounds and five assists to lead the Atlanta Hawks to a victory over the Orlando Magic.

The Hawks (22-19) scored the last seven points -- all from the free-throw line -- as the Magic (11-32) fumbled away a chance to win.

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