Roundup

NBA Roundup | Sessions leads Charlotte in rout of Washington

The Associated PressNovember 13, 2012 

— Ramon Sessions, who is a Myrtle Beach native, scored 21 points and the Charlotte Bobcats beat the winless Washington Wizards 92-76 Tuesday night to win back-to-back games for the first time since last December.

Rookie Michael Kidd-Gilchrist chipped in with 15 points and eight rebounds before leaving in the fourth quarter to ice down a sore back. Kemba Walker battled inconsistent shooting but finished with 17 points for the Bobcats (3-3).

It marked the first time the Bobcats have won two straight since taking the final game of the 2010-11 season and the first of last season.

Trevor Ariza scored 19 points for the Wizards, who fell to 0-6.

The Bobcats (3-3) limited the Wizards to 29.8 percent shooting and outscored them 46-24 in the paint.

WASHINGTON (76)—Ariza 7-18 3-4 19, Booker 4-8 0-0 8, Okafor 1-2 6-6 8, Price 2-12 1-2 6, Beal 1-11 5-5 8, Seraphin 2-4 1-2 5, Crawford 3-10 1-3 7, Singleton 1-3 0-0 2, Pargo 0-4 0-0 0, Webster 1-5 3-4 6, Vesely 0-0 0-4 0, Martin 1-4 0-0 2, Barron 2-3 1-2 5. Totals 25-84 21-32 76.

CHARLOTTE (92)—Kidd-Gilchrist 6-11 3-3 15, Mullens 3-8 2-4 9, Haywood 4-6 0-0 8, Walker 5-13 6-7 17, Taylor 2-7 2-2 6, Thomas 2-7 6-6 10, Sessions 7-18 6-8 21, Biyombo 0-1 0-0 0, Williams 2-4 2-2 6, Higgins 0-2 0-0 0, Diop 0-1 0-0 0. Totals 31-78 27-32 92.

Washington2712221576
Charlotte2329182292

3-Point Goals—Washington 5-31 (Ariza 2-8, Webster 1-2, Beal 1-6, Price 1-7, Singleton 0-1, Martin 0-2, Crawford 0-2, Pargo 0-3), Charlotte 3-13 (Sessions 1-2, Mullens 1-3, Walker 1-4, Taylor 0-2, Williams 0-2). Fouled Out—None. Rebounds—Washington 64 (Okafor, Crawford 9), Charlotte 58 (Haywood 11). Assists—Washington 18 (Price 6), Charlotte 17 (Mullens, Taylor 4). Total Fouls—Washington 24, Charlotte 20. Technicals—Thomas, Charlotte defensive three second. A—11,139 (19,077).

•  Toronto 74, (at) Indiana 72 | DeMar DeRozan scored 15 points and Jose Calderon had 13 points, 10 rebounds and 10 assists to lead the Raptors over the Pacers.

DeRozan and Calderon each had 10 points in the first half for the Raptors, who had a franchise-low five points in the fourth quarter. Toronto led 69-58 heading into the fourth and hit only one field goal the rest of the way, also a franchise low record.

TORONTO (74)—McGuire 1-1 0-0 2, Bargnani 3-13 0-0 8, Valanciunas 4-8 1-2 9, Calderon 5-10 1-1 13, DeRozan 5-13 5-6 15, A.Johnson 2-9 3-4 7, Kleiza 2-9 6-6 10, Lucas 1-3 0-0 3, Davis 0-1 0-0 0, Ross 3-5 0-0 7. Totals 26-72 16-19 74.

INDIANA (72)—George 3-14 4-4 12, West 3-12 5-8 11, Hibbert 3-9 0-0 6, Hill 8-20 2-2 18, Stephenson 3-6 0-0 7, Green 2-7 1-2 6, T.Hansbrough 0-2 5-6 5, Mahinmi 1-3 1-2 3, Augustin 1-2 1-1 4. Totals 24-75 19-25 72.

Toronto291723574
Indiana2115221472

3-Point Goals—Toronto 6-12 (Calderon 2-2, Bargnani 2-6, Lucas 1-1, Ross 1-1, Kleiza 0-1, A.Johnson 0-1), Indiana 5-15 (George 2-6, Augustin 1-1, Stephenson 1-2, Green 1-2, Hill 0-4). Fouled Out—None. Rebounds—Toronto 51 (Calderon 10), Indiana 55 (George, Hibbert 9). Assists—Toronto 13 (Calderon 10), Indiana 14 (George 4). Total Fouls—Toronto 23, Indiana 16. Technicals—Kleiza, Toronto defensive three second, Indiana defensive three second. A—11,947 (18,165).

•  New York 99, (at) Orlando 89 | Carmelo Anthony scored 25 points, and J. R. Smith and Raymond Felton each added 21 as the Knicks held off the Magic.

The victory was the fifth straight for the Knicks, extending their NBA-best start. It’s also New York’s first 5-0 start since it started the 1993-94 season 7-0 and reached the NBA finals.

The Knicks remain the league’s only unbeaten team.

NEW YORK (99)—Brewer 1-3 1-2 3, Anthony 11-22 2-3 25, Chandler 4-6 4-4 12, Kidd 2-4 0-0 5, Felton 9-23 0-0 21, J.Smith 9-14 1-2 21, Prigioni 2-3 0-0 5, Novak 1-2 0-0 3, Wallace 2-7 0-0 4, Camby 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 41-84 8-11 99.

ORLANDO (89)—Afflalo 4-14 3-5 13, Davis 5-5 0-0 10, Vucevic 6-10 0-0 12, Moore 5-14 0-0 12, Redick 7-13 3-4 18, McRoberts 1-2 1-2 3, Harkless 5-7 0-2 10, I.Smith 0-2 0-0 0, Ayon 0-1 0-0 0, Nicholson 4-7 3-4 11. Totals 37-75 10-17 89.

New York2722282299
Orlando2330231389

3-Point Goals—New York 9-24 (Felton 3-7, J.Smith 2-2, Prigioni 1-1, Kidd 1-2, Novak 1-2, Anthony 1-4, Brewer 0-1, Wallace 0-5), Orlando 5-14 (Afflalo 2-4, Moore 2-6, Redick 1-3, I.Smith 0-1). Fouled Out—None. Rebounds—New York 41 (Anthony 8), Orlando 50 (Vucevic 10). Assists—New York 15 (Felton 5), Orlando 28 (Moore 8). Total Fouls—New York 14, Orlando 9. Technicals—Anthony, Orlando defensive three second. A—18,846 (18,500).

•  (At) Brooklyn 114, Cleveland 101 | Deron Williams had 26 points and 10 assists, Joe Johnson scored 25 points, and the Nets beat the road-weary Cavaliers for their third straight victory.

CLEVELAND (101)—Gee 2-7 0-0 4, Thompson 6-11 2-5 14, Varejao 16-21 3-3 35, Irving 9-19 14-14 34, Waiters 3-16 1-2 8, Leuer 2-7 0-0 4, Gibson 0-1 0-0 0, Sloan 0-2 2-2 2, Samuels 0-3 0-0 0, Casspi 0-0 0-0 0, Walton 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 38-87 22-26 101.

BROOKLYN (114)—Bogans 0-3 0-0 0, Humphries 4-5 4-6 12, Lopez 10-14 3-5 23, Williams 10-20 5-5 26, Johnson 9-16 4-5 25, Watson 2-7 2-2 7, Childress 1-2 0-0 2, Evans 0-0 2-2 2, Blatche 4-7 5-6 13, Stackhouse 2-3 0-0 4, Shengelia 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 42-77 25-31 114.

Cleveland30123326101
Brooklyn29352129114

3-Point Goals—Cleveland 3-14 (Irving 2-6, Waiters 1-5, Gee 0-1, Gibson 0-1, Sloan 0-1), Brooklyn 5-22 (Johnson 3-9, Watson 1-3, Williams 1-6, Stackhouse 0-1, Bogans 0-3). Fouled Out—None. Rebounds—Cleveland 48 (Varejao 18), Brooklyn 46 (Evans 8). Assists—Cleveland 16 (Irving 8), Brooklyn 27 (Williams 10). Total Fouls—Cleveland 26, Brooklyn 23. A—17,032 (18,103).

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