Portland 92, Charlotte 97

Boxscore | Recap
Friday, March 11, 2011 7:00 PM
Location - Time Warner Cable Arena, Charlotte, North Carolina
Officials - #25 Tony Brothers, #63 Derek Richardson, #65 Sean Wright
Attendance - 18176

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
Portland 25 20 25 22 92
Charlotte 22 23 19 33 97

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Portland 37-28 21-10 16-18 L1
Charlotte 27-38 17-16 10-22 W1

Recap


Stephen Jackson had 29 points and 10 rebounds and converted the go-ahead three-point play to lead the Charlotte Bobcats to a 97-92 victory over the visiting Portland Trail Blazers on Friday.

Jackson scored a layup and added a free throw with 48.5 seconds left to give Charlotte a two-point lead as the Bobcats (27-38) snapped a six-game losing streak.

Wesley Matthews scored 20 points for Portland (37-28) but missed a game-tying free throw with 5.6 seconds left. Charlotte’s D.J. Augustin and D.J. White each hit two foul shots in the final 4.9 seconds to seal the victory.

LaMarcus Aldridge had 15 points and 10 rebounds and Andre Miller had 15 points and nine assists for the Trail Blazers, whose four-game winning streak ended.

Augustin and White netted 16 points apiece for Charlotte, and White also had nine rebounds.

Portland’s Gerald Wallace had 13 points and nine rebounds in his return to Charlotte after being dealt from the Bobcats to the Trail Blazers last month.

Charlotte had an 86-77 lead after Dante Cunningham’s basket with 5:54 remaining, but the Trail Blazers responded with a 12-2 run. Brandon Roy tied the game with 2:26 left and Aldridge hit one of two free throws to give Portland an 89-88 lead with 1:51 to play.

Aldridge's jumper gave the Trail Blazers a 91-90 edge prior to Jackson’s decisive three-point play.

Top Game Performances

Portland   Charlotte
Wesley Matthews 20 Scoring Stephen Jackson 29
Andre Miller 9 Assists D.J. Augustin 5
Marcus Camby 11 Rebounds Stephen Jackson 10
LaMarcus Aldridge 3 Free Throws Made D.J. Augustin 7
Wesley Matthews 3 Steals Gerald Henderson 3
LaMarcus Aldridge 3 Blocks D.J. White 2

Team Stats Summary

Team Points FG% 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals Turnovers
Portland 92 45.1 9-27 9-16 23 39 9 11 15
Charlotte 97 42.9 5-12 26-30 17 42 5 9 18

Upcoming Games

  • Charlotte will play their next game on the road against Toronto. The Bobcats have a W/L % of .385 after a win and .436 after a loss.
  • Portland will play their next game on the road against Atlanta . The Trail Blazers have a W/L % of .595 after a win and .536 after a loss.
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