Cleveland 96, New Jersey 88

Boxscore | Recap
Sunday, March 22, 2009 6:00 PM
Location - IZOD Center, East Rutherford, New Jersey
Officials - #43 Dan Crawford, #8 Luis Grillo, #65 Sean Wright
Attendance - 18348

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
Cleveland 27 21 23 25 96
New Jersey 21 17 17 33 88

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Cleveland 57-13 32-1 25-12 W9
New Jersey 30-40 15-20 15-20 L1

Recap Quick Hits

  • With this loss , the New Jersey Nets have a 15-20 record at home this season. The Cleveland Cavaliers are 25-12 while on the road this season.
  • New Jersey has a streak of 1 straight up loss . The Nets have won 3 of their last 10 games.
  • Cleveland has a streak of 9 straight up wins The Cavaliers have won 9 of their last 10 games.
  • Vince Carter played 43:21 minutes and scored 25 points. He shot 47.8% from the field and has averaged 28.8 points over the last five games.
  • LeBron James played 39:09 minutes and scored 30 points. He shot 52.9 % from the field and has averaged 28.0 points over the last five games.
  • Following this game the New Jersey Nets average 98.9 points per game and hold opponents to 101.0 points per game. The Cleveland Cavaliers average 100.2 points per game and hold opponents to 91.3 points per game.

Top Game Performances

Cleveland   New Jersey
LeBron James 30 Scoring Vince Carter 25
LeBron James 8 Assists Vince Carter 5
LeBron James 11 Rebounds Vince Carter 9
LeBron James 11 Free Throws Made Brook Lopez 6
LeBron James 1 Steals Keyon Dooling 1
Zydrunas Ilgauskas 4 Blocks Josh Boone 1

Team Stats Summary

Team Points FG% 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals Turnovers
Cleveland 96 47.4 4-12 20-31 25 46 5 1 6
New Jersey 88 41.0 3-18 21-27 13 37 2 2 5

Upcoming Games

  • New Jersey will play their next game on the road against Cleveland. The Nets have a W/L % of .367 after a win and .462 after a loss.
  • Cleveland will play their next game at home against New Jersey. The Cavaliers have a W/L % of .804 after a win and .923 after a loss.
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