Posted November 21, 2012 on AP on Fox
Ramon Sessions hit a 16-footer with 28 seconds left and the Charlotte Bobcats made a late defensive stand to beat the Toronto Raptors 98-97 Wednesday night for their fifth win in six games. The Bobcats led by as many as 10 in the fourth quarter, but the Raptors took the lead after a late run. Sessions made a jumper from just beyond the foul line that hit the rim twice before falling through to give the Bobcats the lead. Toronto had four shots to win it, but two resulted in blocks and Andrea Bargnani's baseline jumper fell short as time expired. Kemba Walker had 19 points and seven assists for the Bobcats, while Sessions and Michael Kidd-Gilchrist each had 14 points. Bargnani had 25 points and Kyle Lowry added 21 for the Raptors. Jonas Valanciunas added 16 points and 10 rebounds. The Bobcats improved to 5-0 in games decided by four points or fewer. The Bobcats (6-4) are one win away from equaling last year's season win total. They were 7-59 last season. Walker and Sess...
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