New Orleans 75, Charlotte 67

Boxscore | Recap
Monday, April 16, 2012 7:00 PM
Location - Time Warner Cable Arena, Charlotte, North Carolina
Officials - #26 Pat Fraher, #79 Kevin Scott, #9 Derrick Stafford
Attendance - 10876

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
New Orleans 14 21 12 28 75
Charlotte 15 24 8 20 67

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
New Orleans 19-42 10-22 9-20 W4
Charlotte 7-53 4-25 3-28 L17

Recap


HORNETS 75, BOBCATS 67: Greivis Vasquez matched his career-high with 20 points as visiting New Orleans extended Charlotte’s losing skid to a franchise-record 17 games.

Carl Landry had 14 points and 12 rebounds and Marco Belinelli scored 13 points as the Hornets won their fourth straight game despite resting guard Eric Gordon (knee).

Gerald Henderson scored 27 points and Kemba Walker added 14 for the Bobcats, who combined with New Orleans to match the second-fewest combined points (142) in a game this season.

The lowest is 141 when the Chicago Bulls defeated the Toronto Raptors 77-64 on Jan. 14.

Charlotte (7-53) set the previous franchise mark of 16 consecutive losses earlier this season.

The Bobcats pulled within 66-64 on Henderson’s basket with 1:09 to play before the Hornets concluded the contest with a 9-3 run.

Charlotte shot 30.3 percent from the field and was 1 of 16 from 3-point range. New Orleans wasn’t much better, shooting 33.8 percent and 1-of-11 from 3-point range.

The game was tied at 47 entering the final period. The two teams combined for 20 points in the third quarter, the lowest combined output since the New Jersey Nets and Portland Trail Blazers combined for 19 eight years ago.

New Orleans was 4 of 23 in the quarter while scoring 12 points and went nearly eight minutes without a field goal. Charlotte hit 2 of 17 shots and went more than six minutes between its two baskets.

Charlotte led 39-35 at halftime after shooting 37.5 percent. New Orleans shot 36.8 percent in the half.

GAME NOTEBOOK:
New Orleans hit 22 of 25 free throws. … Byron Mullens had four of Charlotte’s 10 blocked shots. … Center Chris Kaman (undisclosed) joined Gordon on the sidelines for the Hornets. … Bobcats guard D.J. Augustin sat out with knee soreness.

Top Game Performances

New Orleans   Charlotte
Greivis Vasquez 20 Scoring Gerald Henderson 27
Greivis Vasquez 6 Assists Derrick Brown 3
Carl Landry 12 Rebounds Byron Mullens 10
Carl Landry 6 Free Throws Made Gerald Henderson 9
Al-Farouq Aminu 2 Steals Derrick Brown 3
Gustavo Ayon 2 Blocks Byron Mullens 4

Team Stats Summary

Team Points FG% 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals Turnovers
New Orleans 75 33.8 1-11 22-25 15 50 6 6 13
Charlotte 67 30.3 1-16 20-30 12 45 10 4 13

Upcoming Games

  • Charlotte will play their next game at home against Chicago. The Bobcats have a W/L % of .000 after a win and .132 after a loss.
  • New Orleans will play their next game on the road against Memphis . The Hornets have a W/L % of .368 after a win and .286 after a loss.
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