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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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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...
Jarvis Hayes scored a 3-pointer with 18.5 seconds left Tuesday to enable the New Jersey Nets to post a 99-95 win over the Milwaukee Bucks.
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