Orlando 108, Charlotte 114

Date - Wednesday, March 27, 2013 7:00 PM
Location - Time Warner Cable Arena, Charlotte, North Carolina
Officials - #42 Eric Lewis, #22 Bill Spooner, #58 Josh Tiven
Attendance - 11839

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
Orlando 39 19 24 26 108
Charlotte 20 31 32 31 114

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Orlando 18-54 10-27 8-27 L8
Charlotte 17-54 11-25 6-29 W1

Recap

Bobcats 114, Magic 108: Gerald Henderson scored 23 of his 34 points in the second half and was 12-of-18 from the field as host Charlotte sent Orlando to its eighth straight loss.

Kemba Walker also scored 34 points and had nine assists and seven rebounds for the Bobcats, who rallied from a 19-point first-quarter deficit to win for the third time in five games.

Tobias Harris scored a career-high 29 points and Kyle O’Quinn had a career-best 23 points to go with 11 rebounds for the Magic, who fell to 18-54. Orlando is just a half-game ahead of Charlotte (17-54), which possesses the worst record in the NBA.

The contest was tied at 106 when Charlotte’s Bismack Biyombo hit the go-ahead basket with 2:30 remaining. Henderson added a jumper with 1:31 left and Walker threaded an alley-oop that Josh McRoberts ferociously dunked home with 17.3 seconds left to boost the lead to six.

Orlando exploded for a 20-2 run during the first quarter and led 39-20 entering the second. But the Bobcats began the stanza with a 19-4 burst and trailed 58-51 at the break.

GAME NOTEBOOK: Orlando G Jameer Nelson had 13 points and 11 assists but was just 6-of-19 from the field. …  Charlotte won the season series, 3-1. … Magic C Nikola Vucevic (concussion) missed his fourth consecutive game and F Andrew Nicholson (ankle) also sat out.

Top Game Performances

Orlando   Charlotte
Tobias Harris 29 Scoring Gerald Henderson 34
Jameer Nelson 11 Assists Kemba Walker 9
Kyle O'Quinn 11 Rebounds Josh McRoberts 8
Tobias Harris 7 Free Throws Made Gerald Henderson 9
E'Twaun Moore 3 Steals Kemba Walker 2
Tobias Harris 3 Blocks Bismack Biyombo 3

Team Stats Summary

Team Points FG% 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals Turnovers
Orlando 108 52.4 7-19 13-18 33 34 6 6 10
Charlotte 114 51.8 6-20 20-28 26 43 8 5 10

Upcoming Games

  • Charlotte will play their next game on the road against New York. The Bobcats have a W/L % of .250 after a win and .236 after a loss.
  • Orlando will play their next game at home against Washington. The Magic have a W/L % of .333 after a win and .222 after a loss.