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2009-04-01 21:54:28

A season-high 23 points by Keyon Dooling Wednesday helped New Jersey keep its slim playoff hopes alive with a 111-98 win over Detroit. The Nets climbed within 4 1/2 games of Chicago for the final playoff position in the Eastern Conference with seven games remaining. Dooling made five 3-pointers, the most of his career, while Devin Harris chipped in 19 points and equaled a season best with four steals. New Jersey halted a five-game losing streak, but it was only the third win for the Nets in...

2009-03-30 21:30:54

Richard Jefferson had 29 points and 10 rebounds Monday to lead the Milwaukee Bucks to a 107-78 victory over the New Jersey Nets. Charlie Villanueva added 20 points, Joe Alexander scored 16 and Ramon Sessions had 13 points, seven rebounds and eight assists for the Bucks, who ended a five-game losing streak. Chris Douglas-Roberts led the Nets' scoring with 14 points. Yi Jianlian scored 11 points and Brook Lopez and Devin Harris each scored 10 for the Nets, who fell 1 1/2 games behind Milwaukee...

2009-03-29 18:09:24

Mike Miller and Ryan Gomes helped Minnesota end a seven-game losing streak Sunday, combining for 43 points in a 108-99 Timberwolves win over New Jersey. Miller totaled 22 points and Gomes had 21. Rodney Carney scored 19 and Kevin Love 16 in just the third Timberwolves win in their last 21 games. The Nets' Vince Carter topped all scorers with 36 points. Devin Harris had 19 points and Jianlian Yi and Brook Lopez scored 10 points each for New Jersey, which has dropped four straight contests.

2009-03-20 22:05:17

Chris Douglas-Roberts and Jarvis Hayes both scored 18 points Friday in lifting the New Jersey Nets to a 96-88 decision over Miami. Douglas-Roberts produced an NBA career high with his point total, helping the Nets win their second straight after a four-game skid. Vince Carter chipped in 17 points and Brook Lopez had 15. The Nets are 2 ½ games behind Chicago for the final playoff berth in the Eastern Conference. Miami dropped its third in a row after winning five out of...

2009-03-18 22:20:35

Vince Carter made five 3-point shots and scored 29 points Wednesday in carrying New Jersey to a 115-89 blasting of New York. The Nets halted a four-game losing streak, getting 23 points and eight assists from Brook Lopez and 17 points from Keyon Dooling. Chris Douglas-Roberts added a season-best 14 points. New Jersey, which is 2 1/2 games out of the final playoff position in the East, played without guard Devin Harris. He was diagnosed with a sprained shoulder on Tuesday. Sean Williams also...

2009-03-16 22:57:03

Nene had 19 points and eight rebounds and Chauncey Billups finished with 14 points and 10 assists Monday night to lead Denver to a 121-96 win over New Jersey. J.R. Smith added 19 points and Carmelo Anthony and Dahntay Jones scored 15 each for Denver. Vince Carter led the Nets with 32 points but New Jersey was missing all-star point guard Devin Harris, who suffered a shoulder sprain against the LA Clippers Sunday. The Nets were also without forward Sean Williams, who was arrested in Denver...

2009-03-16 20:08:17

New Jersey Nets forward Sean Williams was arrested Monday on a charge of damaging property at a Denver mall. The Star-Ledger of Newark (N.J.) said Williams was involved in an incident at a cell phone store at the mall. The Nets have been made aware of a police incident this afternoon involving Nets center Sean Williams, Nets General Manager Kiki Vandeweghe said in a statement. We are currently looking into the details surrounding this incident, and since it is an ongoing police investigation,...

2009-03-13 23:56:07

Steve Blake gave Portland the lead for good with 2:39 to play Friday night and the Trail Blazers pulled away for a 109-100 victory over New Jersey. The Nets fell to 0-2 on their five-game road trip and remained a half game behind Milwaukee and Chicago in the race for the final playoff berth in the Eastern Conference. After Blake put Portland in front by hitting a 3-pointer, Travis Outlaw hit two foul shots to give the Trail Blazers a four-point cushion with 1:54 left. Portland bounced back...

2009-03-08 20:11:47

Devin Harris' 35 points and 10 assists Sunday led the New Jersey Nets to a 106-101 victory against the New York Knicks. Harris' driving layup and two free throws gave New Jersey a 104-99 lead with 15 seconds left in the contest. Vince Carter totaled 25 points, nine rebounds, four assists and four steals. Brook Lopez scored 16 with six rebounds, while Bobby Simmons added 10 points for the Nets, who had lost eight of 11 and were in danger of dropping out of the battle for the eighth and final...

2009-03-04 22:27:03

Ray Allen scored five points in Boston's game-closing 7-0 run Wednesday, boosting the Celtics to a 115-111 victory over New Jersey. Boston remained a game behind Cleveland in the race for the best record in the Eastern Conference and both clubs clinched a post-season berth Wednesday -- becoming the first two teams in the NBA to do so. The Celtics took an 11-point lead into the final quarter, but the Nets rallied to grab a 111-108 advantage on Vince Carter's 3-pointer with 1:17 to play. Allen...


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call-note
  • The call or cry of a bird or other animal to its mate or its young.
'Call-note' is newer than 'bird-call,' which originally referred to 'an instrument for imitating the note of birds' but now also refers to 'the song or cry of a bird.'
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