CHARLOTTE, N. C., Oct. 13 (Ticker) -- Jason Kidd
scored 10 points apiece as the New Jersey Nets posted
a 95-76 preseason victory over the Charlotte Bobcats.
Kidd made 4-of-5 shots and recorded five rebounds and three
assists while Jefferson was 3-of-4 with five boards for the
Nets, who got at least eight points from eight different
scored six of his eight points in the first
quarter, including a 3-pointer with 10:18 remaining that made it
5-2, giving New Jersey the lead for good.
Making his home debut, rookie Raymond Felton
scored 10 points in
19 minutes for the Bobcats, who were without fellow lottery
pick Sean May
. May is still recovering from offseason knee
surgery and watched from the bench along with reigning Rookie of
the Year Emeka Okafor
and starting center Primoz Brezec
The Nets played without offseason acquisition Marc Jackson
had 14 points and nine rebounds in 23 minutes
for Charlotte, which shot just 31 percent (24-of-78) and was
outscored, 40-22, in the paint.