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2009-01-24 22:14:07

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.

2009-01-23 22:25:27

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.

2009-01-22 14:45:59

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...

2009-01-21 22:35:33

Chris Paul made 11-of-18 shots and scored 29 points Wednesday, pushing New Orleans past New Jersey 102-92. The Hornets won their third straight and their fourth game out of five.

2009-01-17 15:08:15

Ray Allen led a game-opening 8-2 Boston run Saturday and the Celtics stayed well ahead the rest of the way, crushing the New Jersey Nets 105-85. Allen had nine of his 25 points during the early surge, leading Boston to its seventh consecutive win over the Nets. The Celtics were ahead 68-39 at halftime. Paul

2009-01-12 22:33:36

Rookie Brook Lopez had 31 points and 13 rebounds Monday to lead the New Jersey Nets to a 103-99 overtime win over Oklahoma City. Devin Harris returned from a two-game absence caused by a strained hamstring to add 17 points and eight assists and Vince Carter had 21 points for the Nets. New Jersey played for the first time without forward Yi Jianlian, who is expected to miss three-to-four weeks with a broken pinkie finger.

2009-01-07 21:58:01

Vince Carter led the way with 25 points and 12 assists Wednesday, carrying New Jersey to a 100-89 victory over Memphis. Devin Harris, the Nets' leading scorer with 23.1 points per game, sat out with a strained right hamstring. Yi Jianlian added 20 points and Brook Lopez 17, helping New Jersey win for the third time in four games. Memphis, losers of six out of seven, got 26 points from O.J.

2009-01-07 16:33:55

The Toronto Raptors traded guard-forward Hassan Adams to the Los Angeles Clippers Wednesday for a future second-round draft choice, the Clippers announced. The 24-year-old Adams played in 12 games with the Raptors this season, averaging 4.3 minutes per contest. Adams was drafted by the New Jersey Nets in 2006.

2009-01-05 21:53:11

Vince Carter had 29 points, nine rebounds and seven assists Monday to lead the New Jersey Nets past Sacramento 98-90 in the Kings' 11th straight road loss. Yi Jianlian added 22 points and 13 rebounds for the Nets. New Jersey's Devin Harris left the game late in the first half after aggravating his strained right hamstring. Kevin Martin scored 36 points for the Kings, who have lost nine of their last 10 games.

2009-01-02 22:13:41

Vince Carter hit a 30-foot shot as the buzzer sounded in overtime Friday, bringing the New Jersey Nets a wild 93-91 win over Atlanta. Atlanta had a six-game winning streak snapped after leading by as many as 22 points in the first half. The Nets finally erased their deficit early in the fourth period and Atlanta's Al Horford made a layup with 48 seconds left in regulation to force overtime. Atlanta's Mike Bibby tied the game by making two free throws with 22 seconds left in the extra period...

Word of the Day
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.