Phoenix 107, Charlotte 114

Boxscore | Recap
Wednesday, January 26, 2011 9:00 PM
Location - US Airways Center, Phoenix, Arizona
Officials - #17 Joe Crawford, #75 Eric Dalen, #49 Tom Washington
Attendance - 16986

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
Charlotte 31 28 33 22 114
Phoenix 26 31 30 20 107

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Charlotte 19-25 12-11 7-14 W2
Phoenix 20-24 11-10 9-14 L3

Recap

Stephen Jackson scored 23 points and Gerald Wallace added 22 and 10 rebounds to lead the Charlotte Bobcats to a 114-107 victory over the host Phoenix Suns on Wednesday.

Boris Diaw added 18 points for the Bobcats (19-25), who have won the first two games of their six-game road trip.

Steve Nash had 27 points and 15 assists for the inconsistent Suns (20-24), who lost their third straight game after appearing to hit their stride with a five-game winning streak.

Charlotte led the entire fourth quarter, although Phoenix pulled within 102-100 on a 3-pointer by Vince Carter with 5:15 remaining. Jackson answered with a bucket, then added two free throws after another jumper by Carter.

The Bobcats held a 108-104 lead when Gerald Henderson made a pair of jumpers around a 3-pointer by Nash for a 112-107 edge with 2:39 left. The Suns missed their last three shots and committed a turnover down the stretch.

Henderson and D.J. Augustin scored 15 points apiece for Charlotte, which was 9-of-17 from 3-point range. Jackson had four 3-pointers and Augustin three.

Carter made five 3-pointers and scored 22 points for Phoenix, which was 16-of-32 from the arc. Nash was 4-of-4 and Channing Frye was 4-for-7.

Top Game Performances

Charlotte   Phoenix
Stephen Jackson 23 Scoring Steve Nash 27
D.J. Augustin 10 Assists Steve Nash 15
Kwame Brown 10 Rebounds Marcin Gortat 7
Gerald Wallace 6 Free Throws Made Marcin Gortat 4
Boris Diaw 1 Steals Goran Dragic 1
Gerald Henderson 2 Blocks Channing Frye 1

Team Stats Summary

Team Points FG% 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals Turnovers
Charlotte 114 50.6 9-17 25-29 26 43 5 4 10
Phoenix 107 46.1 16-32 9-10 23 37 3 3 9

Upcoming Games

  • Phoenix will play their next game at home against Boston. The Suns have a W/L % of .450 after a win and .458 after a loss.
  • Charlotte will play their next game on the road against Golden State . The Bobcats have a W/L % of .389 after a win and .462 after a loss.
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