Kemba Walker notched a double-double (19 points, 10 assists) and led six Bobcats scoring in double digits as Charlotte ran its winning streak to four games with a 99-86 victory over Denver on July 19, 2012 in the NBA Summer League in Las Vegas.
Charlotte held the lead for most of the game but put the game away with an 11-2 run late in the fourth quarter sparked by five points from Jeffery Taylor, who finished with 16 points and seven assists.
INSIDE THE BOX SCORE
Six Bobcats scored in double figures – Kemba Walker (19), Jeffery Taylor (16), Carlon Brown (15), Othello Hunter (14), Bismack Biyombo (12) and Cory Higgins (12)… Mike Dunlap basketball showcased itself again as Charlotte forced 22 Nuggets turnovers while turning it over just 11 times… The Cats continue to work on the glass, outrebounding Denver, 36-33, including 17-12 on the offensive glass.
BOBCATS PLAYERS OF THE GAME
Kemba Walker, the Bobcats second-year point guard continues to showcase his game in Las Vegas, finishing with a team-high 19 points and 10 assists. He also added four rebounds and two steals.
After scoring two points against Minnesota on Tuesday, rookie Jeffery Taylor bounced back with his third strong game in Las Vegas. Taylor scored 16 points with two 3-pointers and brought down seven rebounds.
TIMBERWOLVES PLAYER OF THE GAME
Jordan Hamilton just missed a double-double for Denver with a game-high 21 points and nine rebounds.
Kemba Walker entered the game leading the NBA Summer League in assists (6.3) and pushed that average 7.3 after dishing out 10 dimes… The Bobcats are one of two undefeated teams remaining in the NBA Summer League, and the only team with four wins. The Golden State Warriors are 3-0… Rookie Michael Kidd-Gilchrist missed his third-straight game with a sore left knee.
The Bobcats will close their Summer League action against the Memphis Grizzlies at 6:30 p.m. (EST) on Friday at the Thomas and Mack Center. Watch the game on NBA TV and follow @bobcats live on Twitter using #CatsVegas.