CHARLOTTE, N.C., April 16 (UPI) -- Jason Richardson's game-high 29 points Wednesday led the Charlotte Bobcats' 115-109 win over the Philadelphia 76ers.
Philadelphia closed to 101-100 with 3:48 remaining after fighting back from a 68-51 deficit with 10:56 left in the third period.Charlotte then closed with a 14-8 spurt.
Philadelphia was led by Willie Green's 27 points with seven assists. Andre Iguodala added 24 points with six rebounds.
In the first round, the 76ers play the second-seeded Detroit Pistons.