Washington 102, Charlotte 99

Boxscore | Recap
Saturday, January 28, 2012 7:00 PM
Location - Time Warner Cable Arena, Charlotte, North Carolina
Officials - #25 Tony Brothers, #24 Mike Callahan, #20 Leroy Richardson
Attendance - 17761

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
Washington 26 32 25 19 102
Charlotte 26 22 30 21 99

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Washington 4-16 3-8 1-8 W1
Charlotte 3-18 2-8 1-10 L8

Recap


JaVale McGee scored 22 points, leading Washington to a 102-99 win over Charlotte for the Wizards' first road win of the season Saturday night.

McGee hit the go-ahead basket, a running hook shot in the lane, basket with 4:24 remaining to break a 94-94 tie.

Byron Mullens scored a career-high 23 points for Charlotte, but missed a game-tying 3-pointer at the buzzer.

The Wizards (4-16) won on the road for the first time since April 3 of last season, also against the Bobcats. Washington has won two of three under interim coach Randy Wittman, who replaced the fired Flip Saunders on Tuesday. The Wizards defeated the Bobcats the following night.

Charlotte (3-18) has lost eight straight games for the first time since Feb. 24-March 10, 2007.

Nick Young scored 21 points for the Wizards, who placed six players in double figures. John Wall had 13 points, including his first 3-pointer of the season, and 10 assists.

Charlotte rookie Kemba Walker recorded his first triple-double with 20 points, 10 rebounds and 11 assists.

The Bobcats played without starting guards D.J. Augustin (toe) and Gerald Henderson (back).

Top Game Performances

Washington   Charlotte
JaVale McGee 22 Scoring Byron Mullens 23
John Wall 10 Assists Kemba Walker 11
JaVale McGee 10 Rebounds Tyrus Thomas 10
Trevor Booker 4 Free Throws Made Boris Diaw 6
Rashard Lewis 2 Steals Matt Carroll 3
JaVale McGee 5 Blocks Kemba Walker 2

Team Stats Summary

Team Points FG% 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals Turnovers
Washington 102 52.6 6-11 16-21 26 32 10 10 14
Charlotte 99 47.0 4-11 17-29 31 42 3 8 14

Upcoming Games

  • Charlotte will play their next game on the road against L.A. Lakers. The Bobcats have a W/L % of .000 after a win and .167 after a loss.
  • Washington will play their next game at home against Chicago. The Wizards have a W/L % of .000 after a win and .235 after a loss.
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