Washington 114, Charlotte 119

Date - Monday, March 18, 2013 7:00 PM
Location - Time Warner Cable Arena, Charlotte, North Carolina
Officials - #56 Mark Ayotte, #8 Marc Davis, #61 Courtney Kirkland
Attendance - 10141

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
Washington 29 30 30 25 114
Charlotte 32 31 31 25 119

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Washington 23-43 18-17 5-26 L1
Charlotte 15-52 9-24 6-28 W1

Recap

Bobcats 119, Wizards 114: Gerald Henderson scored 27 points and Kemba Walker came up big down the stretch as Charlotte rallied for its second straight home win.

Ben Gordon scored 19 points off the bench and Walker added 18 and seven assists for the Bobcats, who won for just the second time in 14 games. Josh McRoberts contributed 17 points and seven rebounds.

John Wall scored 25 points before fouling out and Nene added 21 points, seven rebounds and seven assists for Washington, which failed to match a season-best four consecutive wins. The Wizards have lost four straight on the road. 

The Wizards led 111-106 after Wall fed Trevor Booker for an alley-oop with 3:14 left, but Walker scored six points during an 12-0 run as Charlotte regained control.

Gordon hit a 3-pointer from the left wing to tie it at 111, and Walker banked in a shot on the next trip to give the Bobcats the lead. After drawing an offensive foul on Wall, Walker scored again and Henderson drained a 3-pointer to push it to 118-111 with less than a minute to play.

GAME NOTEBOOK: The Bobcats claimed three of four in the season series. … Wizards G Garrett Temple matched his career-high with 17 points. His previous high came while playing for the Bobcats in 2011. … Wizards SG Bradley Beal was limited to five points in 20 minutes because of foul trouble. 

Top Game Performances

Washington   Charlotte
John Wall 25 Scoring Gerald Henderson 27
Nene 7 Assists Gerald Henderson 8
Emeka Okafor 9 Rebounds Michael Kidd-Gilchrist 7
John Wall 8 Free Throws Made Gerald Henderson 10
Garrett Temple 2 Steals Kemba Walker 3
Emeka Okafor 2 Blocks Brendan Haywood 2

Team Stats Summary

Team Points FG% 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals Turnovers
Washington 114 53.1 6-15 22-29 27 41 5 6 18
Charlotte 119 53.2 9-22 26-33 32 31 5 9 12

Upcoming Games

  • Charlotte will play their next game at home against Toronto. The Bobcats have a W/L % of .214 after a win and .226 after a loss.
  • Washington will play their next game on the road against Phoenix . The Wizards have a W/L % of .435 after a win and .302 after a loss.