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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.
Kevin Durant had 18 points Monday to help the Oklahoma City Thunder hold off a late New Jersey rally in a 94-85 win over the Nets. Jeff Green and Russell Westbrook each scored 13 points and Nick Collison had 12 points and eight rebounds for the Thunder. Brook Lopez had 18 points and seven rebounds for the Nets, who have lost six of their last seven games.
Josh Boone keyed a 7-0 run in the fourth period Saturday night that fueled the New Jersey Nets' 99-88 victory against the Memphis Grizzlies. When the run ended after Boone's layup, New Jersey held an 81-73 lead with 9:12 remaining.
Roger Mason's two free throws with 9 seconds left Friday wrapped up the San Antonio Spurs' 94-91 win over New Jersey. The Nets, mired in a season-long, five-game losing streak, fell to the Spurs despite making it a close game throughout. The Spurs trailed by six at halftime, but rallied to take a six-point advantage into the fourth quarter. Vince Carter brought New Jersey within 92-89 with 10 seconds remaining by hitting a three-pointer and the Nets fouled Mason on the inbounds pass.
Disgruntled New York Knicks guard Stephon Marbury has drawn the interest of the owners of Olympiacos in Greece, the New York Post reported. The newspaper said Olympiacos is offering about $15 million for Marbury's services and Knicks officials are excited. I will listen to what they have to say, Marbury wrote in an e-mail to the Post on Wednesday. Marbury told the Post of his intentions to play in Italy when his Knicks contract expired, but prefers to play in the NBA this season and has a...
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