New Jersey 83, Charlotte 85

Boxscore | Recap
Wednesday, November 3, 2010 7:00 PM
Location - Prudential Center, Newark, New Jersey
Officials - #27 Dick Bavetta, #30 Tony Brown, # Haywoode Workman
Attendance - 11778

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
Charlotte 23 18 21 23 85
New Jersey 19 21 21 22 83

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Charlotte 1-3 0-1 1-2 W1
New Jersey 2-2 2-2 0-0 L2

Recap

Boris Diaw scored 24 points and D.J. Augustin hit a pair of free throws with 30 seconds to play to give the Charlotte Bobcats an 85-83 victory over the host New Jersey Nets on Wednesday night.

New Jersey led, 79-69, with 4:48 left on a 3-pointer by Travis Outlaw, but the Bobcats finished the game on a 16-4 run for their first win of the season.

Gerald Wallace added 20 points for Charlotte (1-3). Devin Harris scored 19 points for New Jersey, which opened the season with back-to-back wins but have since lost two straight. 

Diaw had 17 points in the first half as the Bobcats led by as many as 11 points before settling for a 41-40 halftime edge.

Charlotte tied the game at 81 on a tip-in by Nazr Mohammed with 2:06 to play. Stephen Jackson hit a pair of free throws with 1:35 to play to give the Bobcats the lead before Brook Lopez tied it at 83 with a tough hook shot in the lane 16 seconds later.

Augustin's free throws closed the scoring. New Jersey missed three potential tying shots in the final seconds, with the horn sounding during a mad scramble for the ball. Lopez appeared to suffer a shoulder injury when Augustin fell on him.

Top Game Performances

Charlotte   New Jersey
Boris Diaw 24 Scoring Devin Harris 19
D.J. Augustin 7 Assists Devin Harris 8
Gerald Wallace 11 Rebounds Derrick Favors 8
Gerald Wallace 8 Free Throws Made Brook Lopez 5
Stephen Jackson 2 Steals Brook Lopez 2
DeSagana Diop 1 Blocks Brook Lopez 5

Team Stats Summary

Team Points FG% 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals Turnovers
Charlotte 85 43.1 5-19 18-23 21 41 3 7 17
New Jersey 83 42.7 5-17 14-15 21 36 7 4 17

Upcoming Games

  • New Jersey will play their next game on the road against Orlando. The Nets have a W/L % of .500 after a win and .500 after a loss.
  • Charlotte will play their next game on the road against Detroit . The Bobcats have a W/L % of .000 after a win and .333 after a loss.
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