Stephen Jackson scored 18 of his 20 points in the second half and Charlotte rallied to beat the Oklahoma City Thunder 100-92 on Wednesday night to give Michael Jordan a victory in his first game as Bobcats majority owner.
Hours after the NBA's Board of Governors approved Jordan's $275
million purchase, he watched his team stage a dramatic recovery
from a horrible start. The comeback from a 19-point, second-quarter
deficit matched the largest in franchise record.
Stephen Graham matched a career high with 19 points filling in
for the injured Gerald Wallace, and the Bobcats won for the seventh
time in eight games.
Kevin Durant had 26 points and 10 rebounds, but was 9 of 26 from
the field for the Thunder, whose five-game winning streak was