Charlotte 88, Atlanta 86

Boxscore | Recap
Saturday, February 12, 2011 7:00 PM
Location - Philips Arena, Atlanta, Georgia
Officials - #74 Curtis Blair, #13 Monty McCutchen, #40 Leon Wood
Attendance - 16948

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
Charlotte 27 12 29 20 88
Atlanta 27 25 20 14 86

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Charlotte 23-31 13-14 10-17 W1
Atlanta 33-20 17-9 16-11 L2

Recap

Stephen Jackson drained a 20-foot jumper at the buzzer to lift the visiting Charlotte Bobcats to an 88-86 win over the Atlanta Hawks on Saturday.

After Jackson’s jumper gave the Bobcats the lead with 1:04 left in the fourth quarter, the Hawks knotted it up on a basket by Al Horford. Joe Johnson missed an opportunity to give Atlanta the lead with eight seconds remaining, setting up Charlotte for one last play.

Jackson finished with 32 points, Shaun Livingston added 22 and Gerald Wallace collected 16 points and 13 rebounds for the Bobcats, who trailed 52-39 at the half after allowing the Hawks to go on an 18-0 run in the second quarter.

Charlotte chipped away after the break, closing the third quarter on a 16-2 spurt to make it 72-68 heading into the final 12 minutes.

The teams went back and forth in the final frame, with the Bobcats grabbing an 82-79 edge before Atlanta scored five straight to regain the lead.

Josh Smith scored 28 points and Horford finished with 16 and 10 boards for the Hawks, who have dropped two straight following a three-game winning streak.

Top Game Performances

Charlotte   Atlanta
Stephen Jackson 32 Scoring Josh Smith 28
Gerald Wallace 7 Assists Jamal Crawford 7
Gerald Wallace 13 Rebounds Al Horford 10
Stephen Jackson 7 Free Throws Made Zaza Pachulia 4
Gerald Wallace 2 Steals Josh Smith 2
Nazr Mohammed 3 Blocks Marvin Williams 1

Team Stats Summary

Team Points FG% 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals Turnovers
Charlotte 88 42.3 5-19 17-21 24 44 7 4 10
Atlanta 86 40.2 5-23 15-18 26 40 1 6 7

Upcoming Games

  • Atlanta will play their next game on the road against Detroit. The Hawks have a W/L % of .606 after a win and .650 after a loss.
  • Charlotte will play their next game at home against L.A. Lakers. The Bobcats have a W/L % of .364 after a win and .469 after a loss.
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