March 24, 2012
Williams' double-double leads Nets over Bobcats
NEWARK, N.J.—Deron Williams had 19 points and matched his season high with 14 assists and the Nets snapped a five-game losing streak with a 102-89 victory over the Charlotte Bobcats on Saturday night.
Kris Humphries added 20 points and 16 rebounds and former Bobcat Gerald Wallace had 15 points as the Nets (16-34) swept the four-game season series with the woeful Bobcats (7-39). Shelden Williams added 10 points and 11 rebounds for the Nets, which had all five starters score in double figures.
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NETS-BOBCATS LIVE CHAT
NETS NOTES This victory – the Nets' fourth against the Bobcats this season – completed the team's first four-game season series sweep since 2008-09 against the 76ers...Three Nets (Deron Williams, Kris Humphries, Shelden Williams) recorded double-double for the second time this season, the first coming against the Clippers on March 7. Humphries leads the team with 22; Deron is second with 16...All five starters scored in double-figures for the third time this season.
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|LINE OF THE NIGHT|
19 PTS, 14 AST
7-18 FGs, 2-4 3Ps
|On the winning effort:
"This was a game where it was a pretty complete game for us, from start to finish. We had a 26-point lead, everybody was locked in. It really didn't matter who the opponent was tonight, we just needed to play well and win this game."