Charlotte 105, Orlando 92

Boxscore | Recap
Tuesday, February 19, 2013 7:00 PM
Location - Amway Center, Orlando, Florida
Officials - #11 Derrick Collins, #44 Eli Roe, #9 Derrick Stafford
Attendance - 17037

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
Charlotte 37 26 17 25 105
Orlando 27 16 27 22 92

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Charlotte 13-40 7-19 6-21 W1
Orlando 15-38 9-19 6-19 L2

Recap

Bobcats 105, Magic 92: Gerald Henderson scored a season-high 24 points and grabbed 10 rebounds and Byron Mullens added 20 points and 12 boards to lead Charlotte to a rare road win.

Kemba Walker contributed 24 points — 11 in the fourth quarter — and seven assists for the Bobcats, who won for just the sixth time in 41 games and improved to 6-21 on the road. 

Nikola Vucevic had 18 points and 11 rebounds to lead six players in double figures scoring for Orlando, which has lost 14 of its last 15 overall and 13 of 15 at home. Arron Afflalo also scored 18 and rookie Andrew Nicholson chipped in 13 points and 12 boards. 

The Bobcats led 37-27 after one quarter and locked down on defense in the second quarter, holding the Magic to 16 points in the period while extending the lead to 63-43 at halftime.

The Magic pulled within 90-88 on three Afflalo free throws with four minutes left, but Walker answered with a long jumper and came up with a steal and a layup to push the margin back to six, and Orlando didn't get closer than six points the rest of the way.

GAME NOTEBOOK: The Bobcats won for just the fourth time in 18 all-time meetings in Orlando and the third time in the past 11 meetings overall. … Henderson has scored in double figures in eight straight games, averaging 15.5 points during that stretch. … The Magic held a 46-45 edge on the boards and outscored Charlotte 54-40 in the paint. 

Top Game Performances

Charlotte   Orlando
Gerald Henderson 24 Scoring Arron Afflalo 18
Kemba Walker 7 Assists Jameer Nelson 6
Byron Mullens 12 Rebounds Andrew Nicholson 12
Gerald Henderson 7 Free Throws Made Arron Afflalo 7
Kemba Walker 3 Steals J.J. Redick 2
Bismack Biyombo 2 Blocks Arron Afflalo 1

Team Stats Summary

Team Points FG% 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals Turnovers
Charlotte 105 46.9 9-24 20-27 18 45 5 6 17
Orlando 92 41.6 4-25 14-17 26 46 2 7 15

Upcoming Games

  • Orlando will play their next game on the road against Dallas. The Magic have a W/L % of .400 after a win and .237 after a loss.
  • Charlotte will play their next game at home against Detroit. The Bobcats have a W/L % of .250 after a win and .244 after a loss.