The Charlotte Bobcats' franchise-record losing streak has coincided with injuries to key contributors.
The return of D.J. Augustin and a date with the struggling Minnesota Timberwolves could be exactly what they need to get on track.
Visiting Charlotte looks to end its 15-game skid by earning its fifth straight win over Minnesota when the teams meet Wednesday night.
Augustin has been out since injuring his toe Jan. 22, while Gerald Henderson has missed seven of the last 10 games while dealing with back and hamstring problems.
Corey Maggette - who missed 19 games from Jan. 6-Feb. 7 with a strained left hamstring - scored a season-high 22 points and rookie Kemba Walker added 21 on Monday, though they couldn't help prevent a 98-89 loss to Philadelphia.
Coach Paul Silas said Augustin will return Wednesday, and he's optimistic Henderson can be in the lineup by the end of the week.
"I keep saying that once we get everybody back, we're going to be good," said Silas, whose team is an ...