Williams Scores 32 to Give Nets 105-96 NBA Win Against Bobcats
The Nets (44-32) moved 1 ½ games ahead of the Chicago Bulls (42-33) in the Eastern Conference for the No. 4 seed and home- court advantage in the first round of the playoffs. The Bobcats (18-59) have the worst record in the NBA and stand in last place, 42 ½ games behind the Miami Heat in the conference’s five-team Southeast Division.
Brook Lopez scored 19 points and Reggie Evans had 14 points and 20 rebounds for the Nets, who trailed 54-53 at the half on their home court at Barclays Center.
Ben Gordon came off the bench to score 27 points and Gerald Henderson added 22 for the Bobcats, who were outscored 30-21 in the third quarter as the Nets rallied.
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