John Holland’s 21 points on Friday, including 13 points in the fourth quarter, led the Canton Charge to a 103-97 overtime win against the Lakeland Magic on Friday night in Canton.
The Charge trailed by nine at halftime after shooting just 39 percent in the first half. They were, however, down 17 with 39.7 seconds to go in the first half before a London Perrantes basket kickstarted a quick 8-0 run.
Lakeland proceeded to push its lead back up in the second half and led by 21 with 8:32 to play in the fourth quarter. Holland, along with Trail Blazers assignee Caleb Swanigan, got the Charge back into the game with hot outside shooting. Holland capped off the comeback when he made a three-pointer with 3.9 seconds to go:
Also did a nice job reading the floor to set up John Holland's game-tying three-pointer. pic.twitter.com/bCeH11D4VH— Chris Manning (@cwmwrites) January 27, 2018
In overtime, JaCorey Williams scored the only field goal with 1:43 left to play. Lakeland missed all four of its field goals and the Charge were able to pull off an unlikely win.
Perrantes finished the night with 16 points and 15 assists, his fourth double-double of the season. Cavs assignee Ante Zizic finished with 10 points and two rebounds in 20 minutes.
Here are highlights from Holland’s performance:
And here are highlights from Perrantes’:
The Charge next play at home today against the Greensboro Swarm.