Nets Sweep Bobcats, Increase Lead for 4th Place

Brooklyn moved 1 ½ games ahead of Chicago for the No. 4 seed

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    TK
    AP
    Williams led the Brooklyn offensive attack yet again.

    Deron Williams had 32 points and six assists, and the Brooklyn Nets strengthened their hold on fourth place in the Eastern Conference by beating the Charlotte Bobcats 105-96 on Saturday night.

    Brook Lopez added 19 points and backup Andray Blatche had 16 as the Nets completed a four-game sweep of the NBA-worst Bobcats.

    Brooklyn moved 1 ½ games ahead of Chicago for the No. 4 seed and home-court advantage in the first round of the playoffs.

    Ben Gordon scored 27 points and Gerald Henderson had 22 for the Bobcats.