New Jersey 102, Charlotte 89

Boxscore | Recap
Saturday, March 24, 2012 7:30 PM
Location - Prudential Center, Newark, New Jersey
Officials - #6 Tony Brown, #19 James Capers, #60 James Williams
Attendance - 13297

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
Charlotte 21 21 16 31 89
New Jersey 26 22 33 21 102

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Charlotte 7-39 4-17 3-22 L3
New Jersey 16-34 6-18 10-16 W1

Recap


NETS 102, BOBCATS 89: Kris Humphries had 20 points and 16 rebounds and Deron Williams added 19 points and 14 assists as New Jersey snapped a five-game losing skid.

Gerald Wallace scored 15 points and Sheldon Williams chipped in 10 points and 11 rebounds to help the Nets sweep the four-game season series.

Byron Mullens had 17 points and 10 rebounds off the bench to lead the league-worst Bobcats. Corey Maggette added 13 points.

The Nets carried a six-point lead out of halftime before pulling away in the third. Wallace keyed an 8-0 spurt with six points midway through the period that morphed into an 18-2 run to close out the frame.

Gerald Green hit a jumper, Wallace nailed a 3-pointer, Anthony Morrow made three free throws and Jordan Farmar capped the run with a layup to give New Jersey an 81-58 lead heading into the fourth.

The Nets were able to take advantage of Charlotte’s inefficiencies in the paint, where they held a 50-34 scoring edge.

GAME NOTEBOOK: The Bobcats remain stuck on three road victories, the fewest in the NBA. … The Nets converted 19 of 22 free-throw attempts. … Charlotte’s starters combined for just 40 points.

Top Game Performances

Charlotte   New Jersey
Byron Mullens 17 Scoring Kris Humphries 20
D.J. Augustin 8 Assists Deron Williams 14
Byron Mullens 10 Rebounds Kris Humphries 16
Byron Mullens 5 Free Throws Made MarShon Brooks 5
Tyrus Thomas 3 Steals Gerald Wallace 3
Bismack Biyombo 1 Blocks Kris Humphries 1

Team Stats Summary

Team Points FG% 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals Turnovers
Charlotte 89 44.3 3-14 16-22 21 41 3 7 16
New Jersey 102 44.3 5-16 19-22 24 46 2 9 14

Upcoming Games

  • New Jersey will play their next game at home against Utah. The Nets have a W/L % of .133 after a win and .400 after a loss.
  • Charlotte will play their next game at home against Boston. The Bobcats have a W/L % of .000 after a win and .179 after a loss.
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