Augustin's 28 points lift Bulls over Bobcats 89-87

Augustin's 28 points lift Bulls over Bobcats 89-87

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By STEVE REED
AP Sports Reporter

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - D.J. Augustin scored 15 of his 28 points in the fourth quarter and the Chicago Bulls held off the Charlotte Bobcats 89-87 Saturday night to get back above .500.

The former Bobcats point guard hit 4 of 5 shots from the field in the fourth quarter, including three 3-pointers, to help break open a tight game.

The Bulls (22-21) have won 10 of their last 13 games.

Joakim Noah had 11 points, 10 rebounds and eight assists for the Bulls, who have won 10 of their last 11 against the Bobcats.

Al Jefferson continued his hot play for the Bobcats (19-27) with 32 points and 13 rebounds. It was Jefferson's ninth straight 20-point game.

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