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2009-03-01 20:01:33

Chris Paul's 19-foot jumper with 40 seconds left Sunday gave the New Orleans Hornets a 99-96 win over the New Jersey Nets. When the all-star guard sank his dramatic game-winner, New Orleans trailed 95-94. Its biggest lead was 60-47 on Paul's jumper with 8:34 left in the third period. David West led New Orleans with 32 points, 11 rebounds and three assists. Rasual Butler added 22 with four rebounds. Paul totaled 14 points, nine assists, eight rebounds and four steals, while Peja Stojakovic...

2009-02-25 21:46:20

Devin Harris delivered a 19-point fourth period and finished with 42 Wednesday, carrying New Jersey to a 111-99 win over Chicago. Harris hit 14-of-23 shots from the field, following up his stunning half-court shot at the buzzer Monday night that gave New Jersey a win over Philadelphia. The Nets outscored Chicago 37-21 in the final period and made all 25 of their attempts from the foul line. Bobby Simmons scored 18 points and Brook Lopez had 13. New Jersey pulled even with Chicago at 26-32,...

2009-02-23 21:53:44

Devin Harris made a half-court shot just before the final buzzer Monday to give the New Jersey Nets a 98-96 win over the Philadelphia 76ers. Harris, who wound up with 38 points, put the 76ers' Andre Iguodala on the free throw line with a foul with 1.8 seconds left of a 95-95 game. Iguodala missed the first but made the second free throw to give the Sixers the lead. With no timeouts, the Nets had to throw the ball in from under the basket. Harris caught the ball around the three-point line,...

2009-02-18 23:44:40

Josh Howard scored 24 points Wednesday and Dallas got 23 each from Jason Kidd and Dirk Nowitzki to defeat New Jersey 113-98. Dallas outscored New Jersey 40-15 in the third period to turn the game into a rout and complete a 3-1 homestand. Former Maverick Devin Harris led New Jersey with 18 points, but the Nets dropped their fourth in a row. Harris was sent to New Jersey a year ago as part of an eight-player deal that brought Kidd to Dallas. Harris has averaged 21.5 points per game this season,...

2009-02-17 22:49:38

Yao Ming had 20 points and 12 rebounds Tuesday in the Houston Rockets' 114-88 rout of the New Jersey Nets, Shane Battier added 19 points and pulled nine rebounds for the Rockets, who also had 19 points by Von Wafer and 18 by Ron Artest. The Rockets overcame the absence of star Tracy McGrady (left knee) to beat the Nets for the sixth straight time. Houston set a season-high by making 15 3-point shots. The Rockets had 27 assists and out-rebounded the Nets 56-30. Vince Carter had 30 points for...

2009-02-10 22:12:02

The San Antonio Spurs, led by Tim Duncan's 27 points, won for the 10th time in 12 games Tuesday, whipping the New Jersey Nets 108-93. San Antonio used a 10-0 run to move comfortably ahead in the third period and coasted to the victory. Matt Bonner totaled 22 points and Tony Parker had 20 for the Spurs, who have beaten the Nets in 13 straight regular-season games. Vince Carter topped New Jersey's scoring with 25 points. Devin Harris had 21 points and Brook Lopez added 18.

2009-02-07 22:00:59

Devin Harris had 28 points and five assists Saturday night when the New Jersey Nets routed Denver 114-70, their second-largest margin of victory ever. The Nets led 24-19 after the first period but took a commanding 59-39 lead at the half. A 13-2 run at the end of the third period made the lead 92-55 heading into the final stanza. The Nuggets' blowout loss came just 24 hours after an easy 124-103 win at Washington Friday night. Brook Lopez had 15 points and nine rebounds and Jarvis Hayes...

2009-02-04 21:03:51

Vince Carter scored five points in an 11-0 run to open the third period Wednesday and New Jersey went on to blast Washington 115-88. The Nets won their third straight game, something they had not done in more than two months. Devin Harris led the way with 26 points and Carter had 20. They paced the Nets to a 61.3-percent shooting performance, the first time they had reached 60 percent from the field in six seasons. New Jersey had a five-point lead at halftime and then held the Wizards...

2009-02-03 22:37:36

Brook Lopez had 22 points and 12 rebounds Tuesday to lead the New Jersey Nets to a 99-85 victory over the Milwaukee Bucks. Vince Carter added 15 points, 12 assists and 10 rebounds, and Devin Harris and Ryan Anderson each had 19 points. Keyon Dooling added 18 points for the Nets. Richard Jefferson scored 27 points for the Bucks, who have lost three of five. Ramon Sessions added 19 points for Milwaukee.

2009-01-31 21:24:02

The New York Nets, bolstered by Brook Lopez's 24 points and 17 rebounds Saturday, erased a 17-point second-half deficit to beat Philadelphia 85-83. The 76ers missed their last 18 shots from the field while scoring only eight points in the fourth quarter. Royal Ivey's potential game-winning three-pointer from the corner was batted away by Devin Harris, who scored 17 points. Keyon Dooling and Jarvis Hayes each had 11 points off the bench for New Jersey, which ended a three-game losing streak....