Charlotte 108, Detroit 101

Boxscore | Recap
Sunday, January 6, 2013 7:30 PM
Location - The Palace of Auburn Hills, Auburn Hills, Michigan
Officials - #17 Joe Crawford, #42 Eric Lewis, #79 Kevin Scott
Attendance - 11963

Final Scoring Summary

Final OT 1 2 3 4 X T
Charlotte 21 38 20 17 12 108
Detroit 30 30 22 14 5 101

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Charlotte 9-24 5-13 4-11 W1
Detroit 13-23 10-9 3-14 L1

Recap

Bobcats 108, Pistons 101 (OT): Kemba Walker scored 20 points and Ben Gordon added 18 as visiting Charlotte recovered from a double-digit, first-half deficit to end Detroit’s season-best four-game winning streak.

Ramon Sessions scored 15 points, Tyrus Thomas tallied six of his 13 in overtime and Bismack Biyombo had 10 points and a career-high 17 rebounds for the Bobcats, who won for just the second time in 21 games.

Tayshaun Prince scored 21 points, Greg Monroe had 18 and 14 rebounds and Rodney Stuckey also scored 18 points for the Pistons.

Charlotte never led by more than one point until Thomas scored the first basket of overtime and held Detroit to 1-of-8 shooting in the extra session. The Bobcats rallied back from a 13-point, first-half deficit to take their first lead in the opening minute of the third quarter. Overtime was forced by Walker’s driving layup with 7.8 seconds left.

Detroit scored the game’s first eight points and connected on 24 of its first 32 field-goal attempts. The Pistons led 58-45 after Stuckey’s 3-pointer with 4:48 left before Charlotte used a 14-2 half-ending run to trail 60-59 at the break.

GAME NOTEBOOK: Charlotte ended a five-game losing skid against the Pistons. … The Bobcats had 19 offensive rebounds with Biyombo corralling seven. … Detroit committed 22 turnovers and finished at 50 percent from the field, making just 33.3 percent of its final 48 shots.

Top Game Performances

Charlotte   Detroit
Kemba Walker 20 Scoring Tayshaun Prince 21
Kemba Walker 7 Assists Will Bynum 9
Bismack Biyombo 17 Rebounds Greg Monroe 14
Michael Kidd-Gilchrist 5 Free Throws Made Greg Monroe 4
Ben Gordon 3 Steals Rodney Stuckey 3
Brendan Haywood 1 Blocks Andre Drummond 3

Team Stats Summary

Team Points FG% 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals Turnovers
Charlotte 108 43.5 3-13 25-29 14 45 5 13 13
Detroit 101 50.0 8-26 13-19 22 44 11 5 22

Upcoming Games

  • Detroit will play their next game on the road against Milwaukee. The Pistons have a W/L % of .357 after a win and .364 after a loss.
  • Charlotte will play their next game at home against Utah. The Bobcats have a W/L % of .375 after a win and .240 after a loss.