CHARLOTTE, N.C., Feb. 19 (UPI) -- Al Jefferson provided 29 points and eight rebounds Wednesday and the Charlotte Bobcats bested Detroit 116-98 to complete a home-and-home sweep.
Kemba Walker dished off a personal-best 16 assists to go with 24 points for the Bobcats, who established a 2 1/2-game lead over the Pistons for the Eastern Conference's eighth playoff spot.
Josh McRoberts totaled 15 points, five rebounds and five assists.
Gerald Henderson and Michael Kidd-Gilchrist netted 11 points each for Charlotte.
The Pistons were led by Brandon Jennings with 20 points.