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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...

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. Brook Lopez had 24 points and 12 rebounds and hit a couple of free throws in the final seconds for the Nets, who are now just a half-game behind the Bucks for the final seed in the Eastern Conference playoff. Vince Carter and Devin Harris scored 15 and 14 points, respectively, for New Jersey. Charlie Villanueva had 24 points and 15 rebounds, Richard...

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...


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  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
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