January 5, 2009

NBA: New Jersey 98, Sacramento 90

Vince Carter had 29 points, nine rebounds and seven assists Monday to lead the New Jersey Nets past Sacramento 98-90 in the Kings' 11th straight road loss.

Yi Jianlian added 22 points and 13 rebounds for the Nets.

New Jersey's Devin Harris left the game late in the first half after aggravating his strained right hamstring.

Kevin Martin scored 36 points for the Kings, who have lost nine of their last 10 games. Brad Miller added eight points, seven rebounds and eight assists for Sacramento.