Charlotte Bobcats-New Jersey Nets: Wallace Big in ‘Cats Win, TOs Kill Nets Again

November 3rd, 2010 by Ryan Comstock Leave a reply »
A mad scramble in the final seconds featuring two missed shots by the New Jersey Nets' Travis Outlaw ended Wednesday's game and gave the Charlotte Bobcats their first win of the season, 85-83.

Outlaw, who has struggled for the most part so far, had shooters open for three on both of his attempts; the second of which was a very bad, rushed shot that came with six seconds left.

That second attempt resulted in a loose ball that was not recovered until the final buzzer sounded.  Concerning for the Nets is that Brook Lopez appeared to have his left arm trapped between a man and the floor as he dove for the ball.

A trainer quickly rushed to Lopez, who was grabbing at his shoulder as walked off the court.  There is no word yet on the severity of the injury or, hopefully for New Jersey, lack of one.

Down 79-69 with 4:48 left, Charlotte went on a 16-4 run to close out the game.

Charlotte's leading scorer was Boris Diaw, who finished with 24 points on 10-of-18 shooting, but the night belonged to Gerald Wallace who added 11 rebounds to his 20 points.

The Bobcats had 12-point contributions from Stephen Jackson, w ...

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