Kemba Walker poured in 22 points with eight assists and seven rebounds to help the Bobcats beat the Bulls 91-86 in overtime from Charlotte. Al Jefferson added 10 points and 18 boards in the win. Chris Douglas-Roberts chipped in with 13 points off the bench for Charlotte, which is the seventh seed in the East and will play Miami in the first round of the postseason. The Bobcats end the regular season 43-and-39. Joakim Noah totaled 14 points and 13 rebounds to go with six assists and two blocks for Chicago, which closes the year 48-and-34 and will take on Washington in the opening round of the playoffs. Carlos Boozer added 14 points and 11 boards in defeat.
The Bulls playoff series with Washington begins on Sunday night. WRHL'S Pre-Game Show starts at 5:30 on Newstalk 1060.