NEWARK N.J. – Deron Williams had 19 points, nine rebounds and 10 assists to lead the New Jersey Nets to a 97-87 victory over the Charlotte Bobcats on Sunday night.
Williams' near triple double would have been the first of the season for the Nets, who improved to 5-12 on the season.
MarShon Brooks added 20 points for the Nets, while Anthony Morrow added 19 points.
Rookie Kemba Walker led the Bobcats with 16 points, six rebounds and four assists. Gerald Henderson had 15 points while Bismack Biyombo and Derrick Brown had 11 each.