CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Gerald Henderson didn't tinker with his shot after making just 31 percent from the field in his first four games this season.
"I started out the first three games horribly shooting-wise, but looking at my shots with Coach, I shot all good shots -- shots that I regularly shoot -- they just weren't falling," Henderson said.
That all changed Wednesday night.
Henderson broke out of his mini-slump with a season-high 23 points, and the surprising Charlotte Bobcats defeated the Toronto Raptors 92-90.
Henderson had made only 15 of 49 shots in the first four games since signing an 18 million, three-year contract in the offseason. But he hit six of his first seven against Toronto and finished 10 of 17 from the field.
Bobcats coach Steve Clifford never lost faith in Henderson.
"Everything he does on the floor makes sense to me, on both ends of the floor," Clifford said. "He's a prideful guy and he wants to win. He's not going to blow a set. Everything he's supposed to do, he...