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2008-12-15 22:00:13

Devin Harris and Vince Carter each score 20 points Monday when the New Jersey Nets had a big fourth quarter to beat Toronto 94-87. New Jersey had a 16-0 run in the final period to turn a nine-point deficit into a seven-point lead. Ryan Anderson wound up with 21 points and nine rebounds to help the Nets end a three-game losing streak. Chris Bosh and Jason Kapono each scored 17 points, Jose Calderon had 15 points and eight assists, and Jermaine O'Neal scored 14 for Toronto.

2008-12-10 21:44:41

Al Harrington and Tim Thomas both established season highs in scoring Wednesday and New York halted a six-game road losing streak by downing New Jersey 121-109. Harrington scored 39 points with 13 rebounds and Thomas had 26 points. Wilson Chandler contributed 24 points. David Lee, who had recorded 10 straight double-doubles, left the game in the third period with a bruised lower back. He had 10 points and a single rebound before leaving. The Nets were paced by Devin Harris with 32 points and...

2008-12-05 06:45:00

BUTLER, N.J., Dec. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- World Gourmet Marketing, LLC, creator of the Sensible Portions brand, is teaming with the Nets to provide healthier snack alternatives at the concession stands of the IZOD CENTER. At a time when obesity is a national concern, the Nets are recognizing the need to provide fans with healthier in-game snacking options. The offerings include: World Gourmet's Sensible Portions Multi Grain Crisps, which are baked, all natural, and contain no trans fat,...

2008-12-06 21:48:43

Devin Harris had 27 points and eight assists Saturday to pace the New Jersey Nets to a 95-84 victory over the Philadelphia 76ers. Vince Carter added 14 points, 11 rebounds and eight assists for New Jersey, which has won five of its last six games. The Nets connected on 9-of-16 three-point shots in the second half. Andre Iguodala had 11 rebounds and 20 points for Philadelphia, which has lost six of its last eight games. Andre Miller had 16 points and reserves Lou Williams and Donyell Marshall...

2008-12-05 21:32:05

Vince Carter led seven Nets in double figures with 18 points Friday and New Jersey coasted in the second half to a 113-84 win over Minnesota. The Timberwolves lost their fourth straight and were outscored by 20 points over the final two quarters. Devin Harris and Yi Jianlian added 16 points each for the Nets. Jarvis Hayes had 14 and Kenyon Dooling had 12. New Jersey outshot Minnesota from the field 52 percent to 42 percent and limited the Timberwolves to two three-point field goals in a dozen...

2008-12-02 21:41:28

Caron Butler's 22 points and 10 assists Tuesday sparked the Washington Wizards to a 108-88 victory over the New Jersey Nets. Antawn Jamison added 22 points and eight rebounds for the Wizards, who came into the game having lost seven of eight. DeShawn Stevenson scored 21 points for Washington, which had been 0-11 in the NBA Eastern Conference. Devin Harris scored 18 points for the Nets. Vince Carter added 16 for New Jersey, which snapped a three-game winning streak. Keyon Dooling had 14...

2008-11-30 01:12:42

Devin Harris scored 34 points with six assists Saturday, keying the New Jersey Nets' 105-88 rout of the Utah Jazz. Utah held a 29-28 lead after the first quarter, but the Nets grabbed a 59-51 lead by halftime. Vince Carter drained a three-pointer to make it 83-67 heading into the fourth period and the Jazz did not rally. Carter scored 22 with five rebounds, while Yi Jianlian, Keyon Dolling and Bobby Simmons all scored 11 points for the Nets, who have won two straight and six of eight. Paul...

2008-11-27 00:31:06

Devin Harris saved the game in regulation Wednesday and won it in overtime, boosting New Jersey over Sacramento 116-114. Harris hit a three-pointer with 11 seconds remaining in the fourth period to tie the game and then put the Nets in front for good with a jumper with 17 seconds to go in the extra period. His overtime jumper gave New Jersey a 115-114 lead, after which Sacramento's Bobby Jackson missed a three-point attempt. New Jersey's Jarvis Hayes then made one of two foul shots and...

2008-11-22 23:00:23

Yi Jianlian scored a team-high 27 points Saturday when the New Jersey Nets registered an easy 112-95 win over the Los Angeles Clippers. In his best career effort, Yi added six rebounds and two blocked shots. New Jersey gradually pulled away from a 31-29 first quarter advantage and outscored LA in every period. Vince Carter compiled 26 points, eight rebounds, four assists and three steals. Devin Harris scored 18 with 10 assists, and Bobby Simmons added 11 points, nine rebounds and three...

2008-11-18 21:41:48

LeBron James had 31 points and eight rebounds Tuesday and the Cleveland Cavaliers cruised to a 106-82 win over the New Jersey Nets. Delonte West and Mo Williams hit a combined 7-of-8 from 3-point range for the Cavaliers, who have won eight straight games. Cleveland made 10-of-17 three-pointers. West and Williams each had 16 points. Devin Harris 23 points for the Nets. Brook Lopez had 15 points and 13 rebounds and Vince Carter 12 points and six assists for New Jersey. Down by three points...

Word of the Day
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.