The Observer News Enterprise is live at Time Warner Cable Arena for an NBA Southeast Division match up between the Charlotte Bobcats (14-52) and the Washington Wizards (23-42).
Starting line ups
G Kemba Walker
G Gerald Henderson
C Bismack Biyombo
F Michael Kidd-Gilchrist
F Josh McRoberts
G John Wall
G Garrett Temple
C Emeka Okafor
F Martell Webster
DeSagana Diop, Ramon Sessions
Leandro Barbosa, A.J. Price
The Bobcats lead 13-8 at the end of the first quarter. Bismack Biyombo with a vicious dunk over former Bobcat Emeka Okafor during the early going.
Charlotte leads 32-29 at the end of the first quarter. Josh McRoberts with nine points and three rebounds to lead the 'Cats. Former Charlotte Bobcat Emeka Okafor leads Washington with eight points.
With 8:51 left in the first half, Charlotte leads Washington 39-33.
The Bobcats lead 51-45 with 5:43 left until halftime. Charlotte's Ben Gordon picks up his third foul and leaves the game.
Charlotte maintaining its distance from Washington. The Bobcats lead 56-52 with 2:35 left until halftime.
HALFTIME: CHARLOTTE 63, WASHINGTON 59
First half leaders: Gerald Henderson (CHA) 14 points
Nene (WAS) 13 points
Wizards make a run to take a 68-67 lead less than four minutes into the second half.
Washington up 77-73 with 6:21 left in the third quarter. Wizards have outscored the Bobcats 18-10 this quarter so far.
'Cats collapsing in the second half. Washington leads 81-76. Charlotte calls timeout.
Charlotte regains the lead 90-86 with 1:15 left in the first half. Back-to-back dunks by the Bobcats forces Washington to call timeout.
Bobcats lead 94-89 at the end of the third. Gerald Henderson with 20 points to pace all scorers.
Charlotte is the first team to reach 100 in this contest. The Bobcats and Wizards going back and forth in the closing minutes of the game. With 5:50 left, Washington leads 105-104.
Washington powers back to the lead. With 2:13 left, the Wizards lead 111-108. Another TV timeout.
Kemba Walker and Gerald Henderson power 'Cats with a 10-0 run to put Charlotte ahead 118-111 with 55 seconds left in the game. Washington calls timeout.
FINAL SCORE: CHARLOTTE 119, WASHINGTON 114
Leaders: Gerald Henderson (CHA) 27 points, eight assists
John Wall (WAS) 25 points, five assists