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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