Down three with a minute left Kemba Walker made a layup and a foul shot to tie the game at 96-96. Ramon Session then made a pull-up jumper with 28.3 seconds left to give the Bobcats a 98-97 lead after Demar Derozan had made one free throw the possesion before. What ensued for the remaining 28.3 seconds can only be described as complete chaos. The Raptors had multiple shots, including two open looks, but in the end they found themselves stifled by the Bobcats defense. The Bobcats won this game in exhilarating fashion 98-97.
This win pushes the Bobcats to 6-4 overall, and this win was huge to keep the teams momentum going. The Bobcats are now one win away from tying last seasons win total.
Ramon Sessions struggled shooting 5-19 from the field, but Sessions came through when it mattered hitting the game winner. Sessions finished with 14 points.
Kemba Walker played very well, and had a huge three point play to tie the game late. Walker finished with 19 points. Walker also had seven assists.
However, the story of the game has to be the play of Bismack Biyombo. Biyombo exploded tonight with 11 points and eight rebounds. Biyombo also wreaked havoc on the defensive end, including two key blocks on the Raptors last possession of the game. This is what Bobcats fans have been looking for out of Biyombo all season.
The Bobcats had led by 10 earlier in the fourth quarter, but watched their led wither away due to poor shooting. The Bobcats though managed to fight through the cold streak and pull out a big win.
For the Raptors, Andrea Bargnani had 25 points, and had his shot at the buzzer blocked by Michael Kidd-Gilchrist. Kyle Lowry added 21 points for the Raptors along with eight assists.
This was a huge win for the Bobcats as they will face the Atlanta Hawks Friday night at Time Warner Cable Arena.