Charlotte 105, Detroit 100

Boxscore | Recap
Monday, December 27, 2010 7:00 PM
Location - Time Warner Cable Arena, Charlotte, North Carolina
Officials - #30 Tony Brown, # Marat Kogut, #49 Tom Washington
Attendance - 14418

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
Detroit 26 14 29 31 100
Charlotte 26 30 29 20 105

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Detroit 10-21 7-8 3-13 L2
Charlotte 10-19 7-7 3-12 W1

Recap

D.J. Augustin scored a season-high 27 points and Stephen Jackson added 23 points as the Charlotte Bobcats beat the visiting Detroit Pistons 105-100 in Paul Silas’ coaching debut on Monday.

Charlotte (10-19) snapped a four-game losing streak in the club’s first outing since Larry Brown was fired last week.

Ben Gordon had a game-tying 3-point attempt go in-and-out with 2.8 seconds left, as Detroit was down 103-100. Charlotte’s Tyrus Thomas hit two free throws with one second left for the final margin.

The Pistons trailed by 11 points with 2:45 remaining but rattled off 10 straight points to pull within one with 1:01 left.

Thomas then scored on a dunk with 46.8 seconds remaining and made a key block on Detroit’s Will Bynum eight seconds later. Gordon also missed a game-tying 3-point shot with 11.8 seconds remaining.

Augustin and Jackson each connected on four 3-point baskets as Charlotte made 10-of-17 3-point attempts.

Charlie Villanueva scored 25 points for Detroit (10-21), while Gordon and Tayshaun Prince each scored 17 points for the Pistons.

Villanueva hit all five of his 3-point shots while shooting 10-of-14 from the field. Gordon hit 4-of-8 3-point attempts as Detroit was 11-for-19 from behind the arc.

Charlotte outscored Detroit 30-14 in the second quarter to take a 16-point halftime lead. The Bobcats led by as many as 23 points.

Top Game Performances

Detroit   Charlotte
Charlie Villanueva 25 Scoring D.J. Augustin 27
Will Bynum 7 Assists Boris Diaw 6
Chris Wilcox 8 Rebounds Stephen Jackson 9
Chris Wilcox 5 Free Throws Made Tyrus Thomas 4
Ben Gordon 3 Steals Derrick Brown 2
Chris Wilcox 3 Blocks Tyrus Thomas 5

Team Stats Summary

Team Points FG% 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals Turnovers
Detroit 100 43.7 11-19 13-16 22 32 5 13 14
Charlotte 105 52.6 10-17 15-19 24 46 13 8 24

Upcoming Games

  • Charlotte will play their next game at home against Cleveland. The Bobcats have a W/L % of .111 after a win and .450 after a loss.
  • Detroit will play their next game at home against Boston. The Pistons have a W/L % of .300 after a win and .333 after a loss.
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