CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - Bradley Beal scored 21 points to lead the Wizards to a 97-83 win over the Bobcats on Tuesday night.
Beal was one of five Wizards to score in double figures. Marcin Gortat added 18 points, John Wall had 17 points, Trevor Booker 12 and Martell Webster 10. Gortat added 12 rebounds while helping hold Charlotte center Al Jefferson to six points on 3-of-9 field-goal shooting.
Gerald Henderson led the Bobcats with a season-high 27 points. Kemba Walker added 19 and Ramon Sessions 10 as they fell to 15-21 with their sixth loss in seven games. The Bobcats are now 8-11 at home.
The Wizards (15-17) used a 17-0 run in the third quarter to take control of what had been a close game..