National Basketball Association Game Capsules

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Charlotte, NC (Sports Network) - Kemba Walker and Gerald Henderson scored 34 points apiece and led the Charlotte Bobcats to a 114-108 win over the Orlando Magic on Wednesday. Walker shot 13-of-23 from the field and had nine assists and seven rebounds. Henderson was 12-of-18 from the floor and 9-of-10 from the foul line for the Bobcats, who snapped a two-game skid. Tobias Harris had a team-high 29 points and grabbed nine boards for the Magic, who have lost eight straight games. Kyle O'Quinn registered a double-double with 23 points and 11 rebounds, as did Jameer Nelson, who finished with 13 points and 11 assists. Maurice Harkless scored 18 points in the setback.

Final Score: Boston 93, Cleveland 92

Cleveland, OH (Sports Network) - Jeff Green's layup at the buzzer prevented the Boston Celtics from enduring a sixth straight loss, with the basket accounting for the deciding points in a 93-92 comeback win over the Cleveland Cavaliers at Quicken Loans Arena. Green finished with 21 points and seven rebounds, while Brandon Bass scored a season-high 22 points to help Boston rally from a 14-point deficit with eight minutes remaining and earn a much- needed victory. Paul Pierce nearly notched a triple-double in the triumph, accumulating 19 points, 10 rebounds and eight assists. Wayne Ellington netted 16 points for Cleveland, which was outscored by a 21-6 margin over the final eight minutes and shot just 36.8 percent in the fourth quarter. C.J. Miles and Marreese Speights each had 13 points off the bench in the loss, the Cavaliers' sixth in a row and eighth in nine games.

Final Score: Philadelphia 100, Milwaukee 92

Philadelphia, PA (Sports Network) - Spencer Hawes scored 15 points and grabbed a career-high 17 rebounds as the Philadelphia 76ers ended a three-game losing skid versus Milwaukee to down the Bucks, 100-92, on Wednesday at Wells Fargo Center. Damien Wilkins and Jrue Holiday netted 18 points apiece for the 76ers, who have won two of their last three. Thaddeus Young donated 14 points and seven boards and Dorell Wright had 14 points in the victory, the Sixers' third consecutive at home. Monta Ellis scored a game-high 29 points to go along with seven assists for the Bucks, who have lost four straight and seven of their last nine. Larry Sanders scored 15 points and pulled down nine rebounds, while Ersan Ilyasova chipped in 13 points and had 18 boards in defeat.

Final Score: Atlanta 107, Toronto 88

Toronto, ON (Sports Network) - Al Horford and Jeff Teague each came through with double-doubles and the Atlanta Hawks officially clinched a playoff spot with a 107-88 decision over the Toronto Raptors at Air Canada Centre on Wednesday. Horford amassed 20 of his 26 points in the second half and finished with 12 rebounds, while Teague totaled 24 points with 13 assists to help Atlanta secure a trip back to the postseason for a sixth consecutive time. Josh Smith donated 19 points in the victory. Rudy Gay returned from a one-game absence to tally 15 points, 12 rebounds and two steals, but the Raptors dropped their fifth in a row. Jonas Valanciunas finished with 19 points and eight boards, while Terrence Ross and Alan Anderson contributed 13 and 12 points, respectively, in the setback.

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