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NBA Game Summary - Charlotte at Boston



(Wednesday, November 13th)

Final Score: Charlotte 89, Boston 83

Boston, MA (SportsNetwork.com) - Al Jefferson poured in a team-high 22 points to go with 11 rebounds and three assists to lead the Charlotte Bobcats to an 89-83 win over the Boston Celtics on Wednesday.

Gerald Henderson finished with 13 points, nine rebounds and five assists and Jeff Taylor added 12 points off the bench for the Bobcats, who had dropped their last two games entering the contest.

"We started yesterday in practice and continued this morning through shootaround. I didn't know if we'd win, but I think I told these guys before the game I thought we would play well because we had the right attitude, and I thought we played with that," said Bobcats head coach Steve Clifford. "Things didn't go our way, there were some tough breaks, and guys just kept going through it."

Jeff Green scored 19 points and Jordan Crawford added 16 points and six assists for the Celtics, who had a four-game winning streak snapped.

"They were just quicker to the basketball all night, in every which way. I thought they did a great job right out of the gate establishing a tone of the way the game was going to be played and it was hard for us to manage that as we moved forward," said Celtics head coach Brad Stevens.

Charlotte raced out to an 18-8 lead midway through the first quarter and never looked back.

The Celtics pulled within four, 22-18, following a Kris Humphries free throw, but a three-point play from Ramon Sessions and a Taylor slam helped the Bobcats take a 27-21 lead after the first 12 minutes.

Charlotte extended it lead to as many as 16 just four minutes into the second and owned a 51-43 lead at the break despite shooting just 28 percent (7- for-25) from the field throughout the frame.

The Bobcats' lead swelled to double digits once again after Henderson's jumper at the 8:11 mark, but the Celtics rallied to pull within three, 67-64, following a Courtney Lee jumper. The Bobcats scored the final four points of the quarter for a 71-64 lead heading into the final period.

Boston traded shots with the Charlotte until Crawford's three-point play with 32 seconds left made it a two-point game, but the Bobcats clamped down and scored the final four points of the contest to seal the win.

Game Notes

Charlotte shot just 36.6 percent (30-for-82) from the field but went 26-for-30 (86.7 percent) from the free throw line ... Bobcats point guard Kemba Walker netted just three points on a dismal 1-for-13 shooting from the floor ... Gerald Wallace and Lee finished with 10 points apiece and rookie Kelly Olynyk pulled down 11 rebounds for the Celtics ... Boston shot 37.7 percent (29- for-77) from the field.

11/13 23:20:07 ET

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Atlantic W L PCT GB Home Away Conf Streak
y-Toronto 48 34 .585 --- 26-15 22-19 32-20 L 1
x-Brooklyn 44 38 .537 4 28-13 16-25 26-26 L 2
New York 37 45 .451 11 19-22 18-23 26-26 W 4
Boston 25 57 .305 23 16-25 9-32 21-31 L 2
Philadelphia 19 63 .232 29 10-31 9-32 14-38 W 2
 
Central W L PCT GB Home Away Conf Streak
y-Indiana 56 26 .683 --- 35-6 21-20 38-14 W 2
x-Chicago 48 34 .585 8 27-14 21-20 35-17 L 1
Cleveland 33 49 .402 23 19-22 14-27 21-31 W 1
Detroit 29 53 .354 27 17-24 12-29 23-29 L 4
Milwaukee 15 67 .183 41 10-31 5-36 12-40 L 3
 
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y-Miami 54 28 .659 --- 32-9 22-19 34-18 L 3
x-Washington 44 38 .537 10 22-19 22-19 33-19 W 4
x-Charlotte 43 39 .524 11 25-16 18-23 30-22 W 3
x-Atlanta 38 44 .463 16 24-17 14-27 28-24 W 1
Orlando 23 59 .280 31 19-22 4-37 17-35 L 4
 
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Northwest W L PCT GB Home Away Conf Streak
y-Oklahoma City 59 23 .720 --- 34-7 25-16 36-16 W 1
x-Portland 54 28 .659 5 31-10 23-18 31-21 W 5
Minnesota 40 42 .488 19 24-17 16-25 23-29 L 3
Denver 36 46 .439 23 22-19 14-27 20-32 L 2
Utah 25 57 .305 34 16-25 9-32 13-39 W 1
 
Pacific W L PCT GB Home Away Conf Streak
y-LA Clippers 57 25 .695 --- 34-7 23-18 36-16 L 1
x-Golden State 51 31 .622 6 27-14 24-17 31-21 W 2
Phoenix 48 34 .585 9 26-15 22-19 28-24 W 1
Sacramento 28 54 .341 29 17-24 11-30 15-37 L 1
LA Lakers 27 55 .329 30 14-27 13-28 15-37 W 2
 
Southwest W L PCT GB Home Away Conf Streak
y-San Antonio 62 20 .756 --- 32-9 30-11 38-14 L 2
x-Houston 54 28 .659 8 33-8 21-20 31-21 L 1
x-Memphis 50 32 .610 12 27-14 23-18 29-23 W 5
x-Dallas 49 33 .598 13 26-15 23-18 29-23 L 1
New Orleans 34 48 .415 28 22-19 12-29 15-37 W 2
 
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y= clinched division title
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