Charlotte 88, Philadelphia 83

Date - Wednesday, April 3, 2013 7:00 PM
Location - Time Warner Cable Arena, Charlotte, North Carolina
Officials - #47 Bennie Adams, #77 Karl Lane, #49 Tom Washington
Attendance - 13097

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
Philadelphia 27 18 16 22 83
Charlotte 19 21 24 24 88

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Philadelphia 30-44 22-17 8-27 L1
Charlotte 18-57 12-25 6-32 W1

Recap

Bobcats 88, 76ers 83: Gerald Henderson scored 10 of his 24 points in the fourth quarter and Kemba Walker had 17 points and 10 assists as host Charlotte snapped Philadelphia’s three-game winning streak.

Josh McRoberts had 12 points and a career-best 16 rebounds and Reggie Williams tallied 12 points as Charlotte snapped a three-game skid.

Damien Wilkins scored 20 points and Evan Turner and Dorell Wright added 14 apiece for the 76ers, who remained six games behind Milwaukee for the final playoff position in the Eastern Conference. Both teams have eight games left.

A dunk by McRoberts off Walker’s final assist gave Charlotte an 82-80 lead with 1:36 left but the 76ers rebounded to take a one-point lead. Henderson scored the go-ahead basket with 33.9 seconds left and then stole Turner’s inbounds pass for a fast-break basket with 30.3 seconds remaining before Walker closed out a game-ending 6-0 spurt with two free throws with 21 seconds go play.

Philadelphia led 35-19 early in the second quarter after back-to-back 3-pointers by Wright. The Sixers led 45-40 at halftime before shooting 29.2 percent from the field in the third quarter as Charlotte took a 64-61 lead into the final 12 minutes.

GAME NOTEBOOK: The Bobcats halted a six-game losing streak against the 76ers. … Philadelphia shot just 35.1 percent from the field and All-Star PG Jrue Holiday was 2-of-24 shooting while being held to five points. … Henderson has scored 20 or more points in eight of the last 14 games.

Top Game Performances

Philadelphia   Charlotte
Damien Wilkins 20 Scoring Gerald Henderson 24
Jrue Holiday 8 Assists Kemba Walker 10
Damien Wilkins 9 Rebounds Josh McRoberts 16
Damien Wilkins 6 Free Throws Made Ben Gordon 5
Jrue Holiday 3 Steals Kemba Walker 4
Spencer Hawes 1 Blocks Bismack Biyombo 3

Team Stats Summary

Team Points FG% 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals Turnovers
Philadelphia 83 35.1 4-16 13-16 16 47 1 12 15
Charlotte 88 43.2 4-14 14-16 22 50 5 10 18

Upcoming Games

  • Charlotte will play their next game at home against Miami. The Bobcats have a W/L % of .235 after a win and .241 after a loss.
  • Philadelphia will play their next game on the road against Atlanta . The 76ers have a W/L % of .387 after a win and .419 after a loss.