Thaddeus Young hit the game-winning three-pointer with just three seconds to play as the Philadelphia 76ers defeated the Charlotte Bobcats 95-92 at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Wednesday night.
Evan Turner scored 23 points, grabbed seven rebounds and dished out four assists.
The Bobcats used a second half rally to take a fourth quarter lead at 80-75 with 6:52 to play. However, a Turner three and Michael Carter-Williams four-footer quickly tied the game. After the Bobcats retook the lead 87-86, Spencer Hawes connected from deep. Kemba Walker tied the game with 15 seconds to go, but Young, who finished with just 11 points on only four-of-11 shooting, hit the game-winner with three seconds left to take a 95-92 lead. Walker couldn’t connect at the buzzer and the 76ers walked away with the victory.
Walked led the Bobcats with 26 points, eight assists and five rebounds while Al Jefferson had 24 points, eight rebounds, four assists, two steals and a blocked shot.
Carter-Williams poured in 20 points, eight assists and seven rebounds while Hawes scored 17 points, grabbed 14 rebounds and dished out 11 assists.
The win improves the 76ers to 13-25 while the loss drops the Bobcats to 16-24.