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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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...

2009-03-03 22:55:28

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.

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.

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