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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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
Anthony Parker's free throw with 1:59 to go gave Toronto its final point of the game Wednesday and the Raptors held on for a 107-106 win over New Jersey. New Jersey scored the final five points of the contest, the Nets' last two coming on a layup by Devin Harris with 42 seconds remaining.
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