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2009-04-29 12:53:57

Lawrence Frank will return next season to coach the NBA's New Jersey Nets, a team executive told the Bergen Record Wednesday. Frank will be back despite New Jersey's failure to qualify for the NBA playoffs for the second year in a row. I just want to be sure in my mind, team president Rod Thorn told the newspaper prior to a news conference to announce Frank will return.

2009-04-15 22:34:52

Wilson Chandler scored 16 points Wednesday and David Lee recorded his 65th double-double of the season, leading New York past New Jersey 102-73. Lee led the NBA this season in double-doubles, but that was not enough to lift the Knicks into the playoffs.

2009-04-13 21:40:48

Jarvis Hayes made two 3-pointers in the closing two minutes Monday to give the New Jersey Nets a 91-87 victory over the Charlotte Bobcats. Hayes finished with 15 points.

2009-04-13 08:00:00

YES Is First Regional Sports Network to Be Distributed Nationally on Verizon's FiOS TV Service NEW YORK, April 13 /PRNewswire/ -- The YES Network, the most watched regional sports network in the country during the past six years, and Verizon, the only major provider that delivers all-digital TV service over an advanced all-fiber network straight to customers' homes, have reached a multiyear agreement under which Verizon is now distributing the YES Network in high definition nationally on the...

2009-04-11 22:47:02

Vince Carter's 27 points and nine assists Saturday helped the New Jersey Nets record a 103-93 win over the Orlando Magic. New Jersey, which had lost eight of 10, shot 54.3 percent from the floor and led 57-47 at halftime. Brook Lopez scored 13 with 11 rebounds.

2009-04-05 21:39:11

Vince Carter scored 15 points, heading a balanced New Jersey attack Sunday in a 96-67 Nets romp over the cold-shooting Philadelphia 76ers. Six other Nets scored in double figures, including Bobby Simmons with 14 points and Devin Harris, Jarvis Hayes, Brook Lopez and Chris Douglas-Roberts with 13 apiece. New

2009-04-04 17:37:37

Ben Gordon scored 18 points, including a last-minute 3-pointer Saturday to pace the Chicago Bulls' 103-94 win over the New Jersey Nets. John Salmons added 17 points and Derrick Rose 15 to help the Bulls move 2 1/2 games ahead of Charlotte Bobcats for the eighth and final playoff slot in the NBA Eastern Conference playoff race.

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.

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.

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.


Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.