Vince Carter

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Jefferson's 24 Help Nets Smother Bucks

Carter adds 21 as New Jersey wins for second time in eight games

(Newser) - Richard Jefferson scored 24 points and Vince Carter added 21 as the New Jersey Nets beat the Milwaukee Bucks 111-98 last night. Bostjan Nachbar scored all 15 of his points in the second half for New Jersey, which won for only the second time in eight games. Jefferson, Nachbar, and... More »

Raptors End Nets' Playoff Chances

New Jersey missing the postseason for first time since 2001

(Newser) - Carlos Delfino scored 24 points, Chris Bosh had 21 and the Toronto Raptors eliminated New Jersey from playoff contention with a 112-85 victory Friday. Vince Carter had 21 points and Devin Harris added 19 for the Nets, who last missed the playoffs in the 2001 season. Philadelphia's loss to Indiana... More »

Nets Beat Raptors to End Skid

Carter scores 32 to snap four-game losing streak

(Newser) - Vince Carter scored 21 of his 32 points in the second half and the New Jersey Nets beat the struggling Toronto Raptors 99-90 last night, snapping a four-game losing streak and keeping their faint playoff hopes alive. Despite the win, the Nets' magic number for being eliminated from postseason contention... More »

Stoudemire Helps Suns Take Down Nets

Star's 16-point third quarter sparks winning rally

(Newser) - The Phoenix Suns may want Amaré Stoudemire to be involved in double technical fouls more often, after last night's 110-104 win over the New Jersey Nets, reports the Arizona Republic. Stoudemire and Vince Carter were called for technicals after getting mixed up in the third quarter. Stoudemire exploded afterward, scoring... More »

Carter, Nets Down Knicks 106-91

New Jersey inches closer to the playoffs

(Newser) - After losing three times to the moribund New York Knicks this season, the New Jersey Nets were finally able to beat their neighboring rivals in a visit to Madison Square Garden. The 106-91 victory moves the Nets to within one game of the Atlanta Hawks and the eighth and final... More »

Vinsanity Pulls Nets Into Tie for Final Playoff Spot

New Jersey edges Atlanta to tie for eighth postseason spot

(Newser) - Vince Carter had 39 points, 10 assists, and eight rebounds in a dazzling, multi-faceted performance to lead the Nets over the Hawks, 125-117. New Jersey ended the night tied with Atlanta for the Eastern Conference's eighth playoff seed at ten games under .500. Richard Jefferson scored 33 and Devin Harris... More »

Absent Allen, Celtics Cruise Past Bucks

Jefferson hits winning shot for Nets, Suns explode against Kings

(Newser) - Kevin Garnett scored 19 points and Kevin House had 17 as the Boston Celtics beat the Milwaukee Bucks, 99-77, reports the Associated Press. Ray Allen sat out with a bruised heel. With Allen out, recent signing Sam Cassell made his biggest contribution so far to the Celtics as he hit... More »

Spurs Notch Tenth Straight

As Duncan dominates Nets, 81-70

(Newser) - Tim Duncan carried his team to victory last night, scoring 29 points and grabbing 12 rebounds as the Spurs topped the Nets, 81-70. Not only does this make ten straight wins for the Western Conference leading Spurs, but it also marks San Antonio's second victory over New Jersey in three... More »

Spurs Push Streak to 9 in NJ

Parkers wins matchup against new Net Harris in 93-83 win

(Newser) - In the final third of the NBA season, the defending champions are gaining momentum, reports The New York Times. In New Jersey, San Antonio won its ninth straight game to maintain its spot atop the unforgiving West; they were led by. 2007 Finals MVP Tony Parker, who slashed for 25... More »

76ers Push Heat Losing Streak to 11

Jamison lifts Wizards by Bobcats, Jefferson's 36 boosts Nets to win

(Newser) - The Philadelphia 76ers scored the final 10 points of overtime to send the Miami Heat to their 11th straight loss, 101-96 last night, reports the Associated Press. Andre Iguodala and Andre Miller both scored 24 points for the 76ers. Dwayne Wade scored 33 points for Miami, which has dropped 26... More »

Hornets Sting Kidd in Debut With Mavs

Nets manage fine against Bulls, Bucks edge Pistons

(Newser) - Chris Paul showed his mettle again, scoring 31 points in the Hornets' 104-93 besting of Dallas last night, the Times-Picayune reports. " Every camera in America said it was a great starting line up with J-Kidd coming in," Paul said after the game. Kidd, in his first game with... More »

Elbowed to Head, Carter Responds

Unselfish Raptors, hot-starting Pistons leash Wolves, Cats

(Newser) - Things looked bad for the Nets when Vince Carter took an elbow to the face early in the second quarter, then shakily left the court; however, Carter returned to score 25 points (29 total) and key a 21-0 run that put away the Mavericks for good, 101-82. Dallas star Dirk... More »

Ka-Pau! Gasol KO's Nets in Lakers Debut

Spaniard scores 24 as LA and NJ head in opposite directions

(Newser) - Pau Gasol did not disappoint in his debut for the Los Angeles Lakers. The seven-foot Spaniard scored 24 points on 10-of-15 shooting and grabbed 12 rebounds as Los Angeles beat the New Jersey Nets 105-90, reports the Associated Press. Kobe Bryant scored a season-low six points but had eight assists... More »

Red-Hot Blazers Bounce Back Against Nets

Surprising division leaders whip NJ, which falls below .500

(Newser) - After losing a tough double-overtime affair at Toronto Sunday, Portland showed resilience tonight, winning with ease 99-73 over inconsistent New Jersey. Five players hit double figures in scoring for the visiting Blazers for their 18th win in 20 games, according to the AP. LeMarcus Aldridge's 20 points was tops for... More »

Marbury, Knicks Extend Losing Streak to Six

Meanwhile, Nuggets and Nets get wins over weaker opponents

(Newser) - New York was pesky last night, hanging with San Antonio all game long, but just couldn't get over the hump, losing 97-93. Tim Bowen, known more for his all-league defensive prowess, scored 15 points for the Spurs and picked up some slack for Tim Duncan and Tony Parker, who had... More »

Magic Blow Big Lead at Home, Lose to Nets

LeBron heats up in Cavs win while Knicks drop another at MSG

(Newser) - The Magic had a double-digit lead in the fourth quarter but lost to the New Jersey Nets 96-95 despite having multiple chances to win in the waning seconds, reports the Orlando Sentinel. Hedo Turkoglu led Orlando with 23 points while Vince Carter led the Nets with 18, including the winning... More »

Pistons Find Touch, Win Sixth Straight

78% shooting in third quarter puts New Jersey away

(Newser) - Detroit's near-65% shooting after halftime carried it to an 18-point victory over New Jersey, reports AP. Richard Hamilton scored 22 points for the Pistons who were also lifted by 17 points and 10 assists from Chauncey Billups. An 11-0 run in the third sealed it. Jason Kidd had 13 assists... More »

Davis Powers Miami Past Charlotte

Meanwhile, Memphis takes two in a row for the first time this season

(Newser) - Ricky Davis had a season high 23 points off the bench, to help push the struggling Heat past Charlotte last night, 110-90, the AP reports. Rookie Daequan Cook missed only two shots en route to a career best 19 points, and stars Dwyane Wade and Shaquille O'Neal scored 13 and... More »

Nets Remain in Skid, Fall to Jazz 102-75

Sonics are hurting as well, with a 125-108 blowout loss to the Jazz

(Newser) - New Jersey dropped its sixth straight game last night, crumbling 102-75 in Utah, the AP reports. Deron Williams surged to 20 points on 8-of-11 shooting for the Jazz, and Eddie Gill's 10 consecutive points were his first this season. Richard Jefferson carried the Nets with 22 points, but Jason Kidd... More »

Nets Sign Carter to 4-Year Deal

All Star will stay in Jersey for $61.8 mil after backing out of original contract

(Newser) - The New Jersey Nets have re-signed All-Star Vince Carter to a $61.8 million, 4-year contract. The deal was anonymously reported yesterday, following an announcement that Carter had decided to opt out of his previous agreement with the organization—the new terms allow the Nets to extend by one year... More »

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