Indiana 89, Charlotte 90

Boxscore | Recap
Friday, November 2, 2012 7:00 PM
Location - Time Warner Cable Arena, Charlotte, North Carolina
Officials - #10 Ron Garretson, #72 J.T. Orr, #20 Leroy Richardson
Attendance - 19124

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
Indiana 20 23 27 19 89
Charlotte 17 22 35 16 90

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Indiana 1-1 0-0 1-1 L1
Charlotte 1-0 1-0 0-0 W1

Recap


Bobcats 90, Pacers 89: Kemba Walker scored a career-high 30 points as host Charlotte held on and won the debut of new coach Mike Dunlap.

Gerald Henderson added 18 points for the Bobcats, who ended last season with 23 straight losses and won their first game since March 17. Ramon Sessions chipped in 11, including the go-ahead basket with just under five minutes remaining.

Lance Stephenson and Tyler Hansbrough led the Pacers with 15 points apiece. David West struggled from the floor, going 7-of-17 for 14 points.

The Bobcats led by five going into the fourth and then held off the Pacers, who won with two seconds left Wednesday in Toronto.

Paul George had a layup blocked while the Pacers committed a shot-clock violation but they still had a chance when Walker missed a jumper. However, point guard D.J. Augustin missed a 3-pointer at the buzzer.

GAME NOTEBOOK: Indiana's Danny Granger remained sidelined with a sore left knee. .... Rookie Michael-Kidd Gilchrist started for Charlotte and scored two points on 1-for-7 from the field. ...Augustin scored three points on 1-of-7 from the floor in his return to Charlotte.

Top Game Performances

Indiana   Charlotte
Tyler Hansbrough 15 Scoring Kemba Walker 30
Paul George 6 Assists Ramon Sessions 4
Ian Mahinmi 8 Rebounds Brendan Haywood 9
Tyler Hansbrough 7 Free Throws Made Kemba Walker 9
Lance Stephenson 2 Steals Gerald Henderson 5
Tyler Hansbrough 2 Blocks Bismack Biyombo 2

Team Stats Summary

Team Points FG% 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals Turnovers
Indiana 89 39.8 7-26 16-27 19 52 5 5 19
Charlotte 90 36.5 7-19 21-24 18 41 9 10 11

Upcoming Games

  • Charlotte will play their next game on the road against Dallas. The Bobcats have a W/L % of .000 after a win and 1.000 after a loss.
  • Indiana will play their next game at home against Sacramento. The Pacers have a W/L % of .000 after a win and 1.000 after a loss.
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