Atlanta 104, Charlotte 92

Date - Wednesday, January 23, 2013 7:00 PM
Location - Time Warner Cable Arena, Charlotte, North Carolina
Officials - #25 Tony Brothers, #12 Violet Palmer, #52 Scott Twardoski
Attendance - 12534

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
Atlanta 28 25 26 25 104
Charlotte 20 26 21 25 92

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Atlanta 24-18 14-7 10-11 W2
Charlotte 10-32 5-18 5-14 L3


Hawks 104, Bobcats 92:
Josh Smith racked up 30 points, 13 rebounds and eight assists and Kyle Korver scored 21 points as visiting Atlanta beat Charlotte for the eighth straight time to run the Bobcats' franchise-record home losing streak to 16 games. 

Ivan Johnson collected 12 points and 15 rebounds in his first NBA start for the Hawks, who snapped a six-game road skid and have won consecutive games for the first time this month. 

Ramon Sessions scored a season-high 27 points and fellow reserve Ben Gordon added 15 for the Bobcats, who have lost three straight and eight of nine. 

The short-handed Hawks were without centers Al Horford and Zaza Pachulia and guards Devin Harris and Anthony Morrow, but they didn't waste any time taking control. Atlanta used a 9-0 run midway through the first quarter to claim a 17-10 advantage and never trailed again.  

Charlotte pulled within 55-50 about two minutes into the third quarter, but Smith scored six points during a 10-0 burst to put Atlanta back in control and the lead didn't slip below seven the rest of the way. 

GAME NOTEBOOK: The Hawks used their 14th different starting lineup of the season. They have had a different starting five in each of the past six games. … Korver has made a 3-pointer in 36 consecutive games, the longest active streak in the NBA and the second-longest in franchise history (Mookie Blaylock, 42). … The Bobcats are within three of tying the NBA record for consecutive home losses set by Dallas in 1993-94. 

Top Game Performances

Atlanta   Charlotte
Josh Smith 30 Scoring Ramon Sessions 27
Josh Smith 8 Assists Ramon Sessions 5
Ivan Johnson 15 Rebounds Bismack Biyombo 10
Ivan Johnson 4 Free Throws Made Ramon Sessions 6
Ivan Johnson 3 Steals Bismack Biyombo 2
Josh Smith 3 Blocks Bismack Biyombo 4

Team Stats Summary

Team Points FG% 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals Turnovers
Atlanta 104 49.4 12-25 6-12 31 45 6 7 18
Charlotte 92 40.8 6-15 24-29 18 41 8 11 19

Upcoming Games

  • Charlotte will play their next game at home against Minnesota. The Hornets have a W/L % of .300 after a win and .219 after a loss.
  • Atlanta will play their next game at home against Boston. The Hawks have a W/L % of .565 after a win and .579 after a loss.
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