Charlotte 114, New York 106

Boxscore | Recap
Saturday, March 26, 2011 7:00 PM
Location - Time Warner Cable Arena, Charlotte, North Carolina
Officials - #43 Dan Crawford, #62 Brian Forte, #64 Eli Roe
Attendance - 19356

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
New York 31 20 28 27 106
Charlotte 30 34 28 22 114

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
New York 35-38 19-17 16-21 L6
Charlotte 30-42 18-17 12-25 W2

Recap


Boris Diaw scored 20 points and Stephen Jackson added 19 to lead the Charlotte Bobcats to a 114-106 victory over the visiting New York Knicks on Saturday.

Jackson made four 3-pointers in his return from a hamstring injury as Charlotte (30-42) won for the second straight night while attempting to make a run at landing the final Eastern Conference playoff spot. The Bobcats are one game behind the Indiana Pacers for the final spot.

Carmelo Anthony scored 36 points for New York (35-38), which lost its sixth straight game to fall three games below .500.

Charlotte seized control with a 24-4 run to take a 52-35 lead midway through the second quarter. The Bobcats’ run began with 14 straight points to turn a three-point deficit into an 11-point lead on Matt Carroll’s 20-foot basket.

The Bobcats led 75-55 after Diaw’s 3-pointer early in the third quarter. But New York rallied in the fourth quarter, closing to within 100-95 with 5:37 left on back-to-back 3-pointers by Anthony before Charlotte held off the charge.

Landry Fields scored 16 points and Amar’e Stoudemire and Chauncey Billups had 14 points apiece for the Knicks.

D.J. Augustin had 13 points and nine assists for the Bobcats. Gerald Henderson and Shaun Livingston also tallied 13 points.

Top Game Performances

New York   Charlotte
Carmelo Anthony 36 Scoring Boris Diaw 20
Chauncey Billups 10 Assists D.J. Augustin 9
Shelden Williams 9 Rebounds Boris Diaw 8
Landry Fields 9 Free Throws Made D.J. Augustin 5
Carmelo Anthony 1 Steals Stephen Jackson 2
Amar'e Stoudemire 4 Blocks Gerald Henderson 3

Team Stats Summary

Team Points FG% 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals Turnovers
New York 106 39.8 6-28 30-35 18 39 11 3 7
Charlotte 114 47.3 5-18 23-28 23 46 8 3 6

Upcoming Games

  • Charlotte will play their next game at home against Milwaukee. The Bobcats have a W/L % of .414 after a win and .419 after a loss.
  • New York will play their next game at home against Orlando. The Knicks have a W/L % of .571 after a win and .395 after a loss.
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