The Observer News Enterprise is live at Time Warner Cable Arena for an NBA match up between the Charlotte Bobcats (16-54) and the Orlando Magic (18-53).
Starting line ups
G Kemba Walker
G Gerald Henderson
C Bismack Biyombo
F Michael Kidd-Gilchrist
F Byron Mullens
G Jameer Nelson
G DeQuan Jones
C Kyle O'Quinn
F Tobias Harris
F Maurice Harkless
Brendan Haywood (stress fracture in left foot), Ramon Sessions (MCL sprain in left knee)
Glen Davis (fractured left foot)
Bobcats falling behind in the first half. Orlando putting up nearly 40 points in the quarter, led by Tobias Harris' 12 points and four rebounds. The Magic are up 39-20 after one.
Kyle O'Quinn adds 10 points and four rebounds. Gerald Henderson pacing Charlotte with seven points.
Charlotte goes on a 17-4 run to start the quarter, pulling within 43-37 at the 6:10 mark of the quarter. Magic call timeout to regroup. A lead that was as once as large as 19 points is down to six.
The Bobcats trail by seven points at halftime, 58-51. Kemba Walker leading the Bobcats with 16 points in the first half — nine of which came in the second half. Orlando forward Tobias Harris leads all scorers with 17 points.
HALFTIME: ORLANDO 58, CHARLOTTE 51
Charlotte cuts lead to four points early in the third quarter. With 8:01 left in the third, Charlotte trails Orlando, 67-63.
Kemba Walker's jumper at the 5:51 mark of the third quarter gives Charlotte its first lead since the first quarter. Charlotte leads 77-74 with 4:09 left in the third quarter. Orlando calls timeout.
Charlotte leads 83-82 at the end of the third quarter. Gerald Henderson with 26 points to lead all scorers.
Teams going back and forth in the final minutes of the game. Orlando taking a six-point lead in the first half of the quarter, but Charlotte fighting back within a basket.
Bobcats pull away late in the fourth quarter. Gerald Henderson and Kemba Walker each with 34 points, helping Charlotte pick up its 17th win of the season and third home win in four games.
FINAL SCORE: CHARLOTTE 114, ORLANDO 108
Leaders: Gerald Henderson (CHA) 34 points, seven rebounds
Kemba Walker (CHA) 34 points, nine assists, seven rebounds
Tobias Harris (ORL) 29 points, nine rebounds, six assists