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Bobcats upset Warriors in Oakland

By Chris Pike
5 February 2014 10:04PM EST

GOLDEN State's home woes continued in the NBA on Tuesday night with a loss to the Charlotte Bobcats with Indiana, Minnesota and Chicago the night's other winners.

There were just four matches in the NBA on Tuesday night with Indiana beat Atlanta 89-85, Minnesota downing the LA Lakers 109-99, Chicago beating Phoenix 101-92 and Charlotte upsetting the Warriors in Oakland 91-75.

Indiana again has the best record in the NBA at 38-10 having now won consecutive road matches after beating the Hawks in Atlanta on Tuesday night by four points.

Power forward David West top-scored for the Pacers with 22 points and 10 rebounds on the back of shooting 10-of-19 from the field.

Paul George also added 18 points and seven rebounds for Indiana with Lance Stephenson finishing with 10 points.

Mike Scott top-scored for Atlanta with 15 points and five rebounds off the bench with Elton Brand the only other player to finish in double-figures with 12 points and seven boards on the back of shooting 6-of-8 from the field in under 21 minutes off the bench.

Minnesota beat the Lakers by 10 points on Tuesday night remarkably in the Timberwolves' first win at home over the Lakers in their last 12 attempts.

The win improves the T'Wolves to a 24-24 record on the season but they remain in 11th position in the western conference.

Kevin Martin top-scored for Minnesota finishing with 32 points on the back of shooting 13-of-26 from the field and 4-of-6 from three-point territory.

All-Star starter Kevin Love also starred for the Timberwolves with 31 points and 17 rebounds with Corey Brewer scoring 11 points and JJ Barea 11 off the bench to go with four assists.

Nick Young led the way for the Lakers with 24 points while Manny Harris scored 19 points, Wesley Johnson 15 and Robert Sacre 14.

Chicago pulled off a surprise win in Phoenix on Tuesday night ending the Suns' five-game winning run in the process with the nine-point triumph improving the Bulls to a 24-24 record on the season to sit in sixth position in the eastern conference standings.

Bulls power forward Carlos Boozer led the way for his team with 19 points and 12 rebounds while Jimmy Butler contributed 18 points to go with four rebounds, four assists and three steals.

DJ Augustin also scored 18 points for Chicago while Joakim Noah added 14 points and 14 rebounds, and Mike Dunleavy 11 points and two impressive blocked shots.

Goran Dragic again led the way for the Suns with 24 points and seven rebounds while Channing Frye added 18 points and eight rebounds, Leandro Barbosa 13 and Markieff Morris 13 and five rebounds.

Golden State disappointingly dropped another home against Charlotte with the Bobcats taking away a convincing 16-point victory from Oakland.

The win improves Charlotte to a 22-28 record on the season to sit in eighth position now in the eastern conference while the Warriors have now lost four of their last six games at home for an overall 29-19 record to be in seventh position in the western conference standings.

Al Jefferson once again was the star for the Bobcats finishing with 30 points, 13 rebounds and three assists while Gerald Henderson added 17 points, eight rebounds and six assists, and Anthony Tolliver 11 points off the bench.

Steph Curry finished with 17 points and 11 assists for the Warriors with Klay Thompson adding 12 points.

NBA Results Tuesday February 4
Indiana Pacers (38-10) 89 defeated Atlanta Hawks (25-22) 85
Los Angeles Lakers (16-32) 99 lost to Minnesota Timberwolves (24-24) 109
Chicago Bulls (24-24) 101 defeated Phoenix Suns (29-19) 92
Charlotte Bobcats (22-28) 91 defeated Golden State Warriors (29-20) 75

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