Charlotte, NC (Sports Network) - Kemba Walker registered a double-double with 23 points and a career-high 13 assists and led the Charlotte Bobcats to a 106-95 win over the New York Knicks on Monday.
Gerald Henderson had a team-high 27 points while Bismack Biyombo and Josh McRoberts scored 10 points apiece, with Biyombo also grabbing 11 boards, for the Bobcats, who have won two straight.
Chris Copeland had a career-high 32 points and grabbed seven rebounds for the Knicks, who have lost only twice over the last 17 games. Steve Novak tallied 17 points and James White recorded 15 points, seven rebounds and six assists in defeat.
Having already clinched the second seed in the Eastern Conference, the Knicks decided to rest a number of players, most notably Carmelo Anthony, in preparation for the postseason.
The Knicks were also without Tyson Chandler, Amare Stoudemire, J.R. Smith, Kenyon Martin and Marcus Camby, all of whom are either resting or nursing injuries. With the exception of Stoudemire, each player is expected to be ready for the postseason.
04/15 21:31:06 ET