NBA Game Summary - Charlotte at Philadelphia
(Wednesday, November 7th)
Final Score: Philadelphia 94, Charlotte 63
Philadelphia, PA (Sports Network) - Andre Iguodala dropped in 19 points and had seven rebounds, as the Philadelphia 76ers pummeled the Charlotte Bobcats, 94-63, at the Wachovia Center.
Willie Green added 14 points and Samuel Dalembert had nine points and 13 rebounds for Philadelphia, which was coming off a loss to the Nets.
Philadelphia-area native Matt Carroll paced his team with 16 points while Emeka Okafor posted a double-double with 11 points and 11 boards for the Bobcats, who have dropped two straight by a combined 63 points. The Suns routed the Bobcats Tuesday, 115-83. Charlotte turned the ball over 29 times, and set a record for fewest points scored at the Wachovia Center.
The Sixers started the game with a 14-5 burst -- capped by a Reggie Evans lay- in -- and ended the first quarter with a 23-14 advantage.
The home team continued to play front-runner in the second quarter, and built its way all the way up to 20 points when Andre Miller dropped in a free throw with 4:26 remaining before the break.
Green added a three-pointer in the final minute, helping Philadelphia take a commanding 49-32 lead into the locker room. Green paced his team with 12 points, as the Sixers shot 53 percent from the floor compared to Charlotte's 34 percent.
Dalembert opened the third with a turnaround jumper, and an Iguodala layup moments later put the Sixers up 55-35. Iguodala also scored the last three points for Philadelphia in the quarter, guiding his team to a 70-47 cushion heading into the final 12 minutes.
The Sixers cruised the rest of the way.
Charlotte guard Raymond Felton did not play because of a left knee injury, sustained against Phoenix on Tuesday...This was the second installment in a four-game homestand for the Sixers. Philadelphia will also welcome Toronto and New Orleans to the City of Brotherly Love.
11/07 21:47:41 ET