The play got here with lower than 4 minutes remaining within the fourth quarter. Bridges obtained the ball after a Cody Zeller rebound. He drove to his proper and jumped proper at Clint Capela for the ferocious dunk. The photographs and video from the play illustrated among the finest dunks of the season.
Charlotte was up a couple of factors on the time after rallying from a 17-point deficit however the group couldn’t shut out the win. The Hornets misplaced the sport 105-101.
“We struggled to attain early on. We simply couldn’t make a shot,” Charlotte coach James Borrego mentioned, through the group’s web site. “We had a tough first quarter scoring the ball. We’ve seen that a couple of instances all through the final couple weeks. Guys continued to struggle. We had a 10-point lead there within the fourth quarter (with 7:16 remaining) – we simply couldn’t shut it out.”
Bridges led the Hornets with 23 factors and 7 rebounds, however the Hawks have been exhausting to cease.
Bogdan Bogdanovic led all scorers with 32 factors. Capela had 20 factors and 15 rebounds whilst he was placed on a poster by the dunk.
Charlotte and Atlanta are vying for positioning within the Japanese Convention playoff standings.
Atlanta is fourth within the East with a 29-25 document. Charlotte is sixth with a 27-25 document.