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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. Mayo and 23 from Rudy Gay. New Jersey held a 10-point lead going into the fourth quarter and Memphis...

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. He played in eight games, averaging 2.9 points. Last season, Adams played for two teams in Italy.

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. Brad Miller added eight points, seven rebounds and eight assists for Sacramento.

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...

2008-12-31 18:56:32

Allen Iverson's 19 points, four rebounds and four assists Wednesday led Detroit to an 83-75 win over the New Jersey Nets. It gave Detroit a five-game winning streak. Iverson scored back-to-back baskets when New Jersey closed to 75-72 with 3:04 left in the fourth period after his bucket had given Detroit a 64-52 advantage when it started. Tayshaun Prince scored 16 with seven rebounds and five assists. Rodney Stuckey ended with 11 points, five rebounds and four assists, while Arron Afflalo had...

2008-12-27 21:55:09

Vince Carter scored 28 points and Devin Harris 26 Saturday to lead the New Jersey Nets to a 114-103 overtime win over Charlotte. Jarvis Hayes added 14 points and Josh Boone 12 for New Jersey, which outscored Charlotte 18-7 in the overtime period. Gerald Wallace had 32 points, nine rebounds and four assists for the Bobcats, who had won four of their previous five games. Emeka Okafor added 16 points and 10 rebounds. Charlotte's Raja Bell, who left the game with a groin injury in the third...

2008-12-23 21:30:45

Devin Harris sank a 22-footer at the buzzer Tuesday to hand the New Jersey Nets a 108-107 victory over the Indiana Pacers. Harris finished with 29 points and 11 assists, and Vince Carter scored 38 points for the Nets. Danny Granger, who missed the previous two games with a viral infection, scored 26 points for the Pacers. Brandon Rush added 22 points and eight rebounds. Granger hit a jumper for a one-point Pacers' lead with 10 seconds on the clock. After a Nets timeout, Harris had the ball...

2008-12-22 21:55:03

Yao Ming had 24 points and 16 rebounds Monday to lead the Houston Rockets to a 114-91 victory over the New Jersey Nets. Aaron Brooks hit four of Houston's nine three-pointers and had 22 points and six assists in the Rockets' fourth straight win. Carl Landry had 13 points and Tracy McGrady scored 12. Keyon Dooling led the Nets with 17 points as New Jersey closed out a four-game homestand with just one win. Vince Carter and Devin Harris hit a combined 7-for-24 and each had 10 points. Yi...

2008-12-19 21:27:30

Devin Harris burned his former team with 41 points and 13 assists Friday, leading the New Jersey Nets to a 121-97 blasting of Dallas. Jason Kidd played in New Jersey for the first time since being traded from the Nets to Dallas last season in exchange for Harris. On this occasion, the trade worked out better for New Jersey. Harris is averaging 23.8 points per game. He hit 14-of-25 shots from the floor against the Mavericks. Vince Carter added 34 points and 10 rebounds. Yi Jianlian scored 16...

2008-12-15 22:00:13

Devin Harris and Vince Carter each score 20 points Monday when the New Jersey Nets had a big fourth quarter to beat Toronto 94-87. New Jersey had a 16-0 run in the final period to turn a nine-point deficit into a seven-point lead. Ryan Anderson wound up with 21 points and nine rebounds to help the Nets end a three-game losing streak. Chris Bosh and Jason Kapono each scored 17 points, Jose Calderon had 15 points and eight assists, and Jermaine O'Neal scored 14 for Toronto.


Word of the Day
bodacious
  • Remarkable; prodigious.
  • Audacious; gutsy.
  • Completely; extremely.
  • Audaciously; boldly.
  • Impressively great in size; enormous; extraordinary.
This word is probably from the dialectal 'boldacious,' a blend of 'bold' and 'audacious.'
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