New Jersey 103, Utah 95

Boxscore | Recap
Wednesday, January 19, 2011 7:00 PM
Location - Prudential Center, Newark, New Jersey
Officials - #39 Kevin Fehr, #15 Bennett Salvatore, # Scott Bolnick
Attendance - 13251

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
Utah 19 29 16 31 95
New Jersey 27 21 29 26 103

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Utah 27-15 15-7 12-8 L2
New Jersey 11-31 8-10 3-21 W1

Recap

Brook Lopez scored 20 points and the New Jersey Nets snapped a six-game losing streak with a 103-95 victory over the visiting Utah Jazz on Wednesday.

New Jersey ended its latest skid just hours after owner Mikhail Prokhorov announced that the team is ending trade discussions centering on acquiring Carmelo Anthony from the Denver Nuggets.

The Nets (11-31) were looser than they had been in recent outings and results showed. Seven players scored in double figures, New Jersey shot 50 percent from 3-point range and outrebounded Utah, 44-31.

Sasha Vujacic scored 15 points, Devin Harris added 14 points and eight assists and Travis Outlaw 13 and eight rebounds. Rookie Derrick Favors and Kris Humphries scored 12 points apiece and Jordan Farmar had 11 and eight assists for the Nets.

Harris and Favors were two of the players rumored to be headed to Denver as part of the package for Anthony.

Al Jefferson had 21 points and eight rebounds for the Jazz (27-15), who have lost the first two games of their five-game trip. Deron Williams had 20 points and 10 assists and Andrei Kirilenko tallied 17 points.

Top Game Performances

Utah   New Jersey
Al Jefferson 21 Scoring Brook Lopez 20
Deron Williams 10 Assists Jordan Farmar 8
Al Jefferson 8 Rebounds Travis Outlaw 8
Andrei Kirilenko 13 Free Throws Made Brook Lopez 8
Andrei Kirilenko 4 Steals Sasha Vujacic 3
Andrei Kirilenko 2 Blocks Derrick Favors 3

Team Stats Summary

Team Points FG% 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals Turnovers
Utah 95 41.6 5-14 26-30 20 31 4 13 10
New Jersey 103 49.3 8-16 27-34 25 44 5 5 18

Upcoming Games

  • New Jersey will play their next game at home against Detroit. The Nets have a W/L % of .200 after a win and .281 after a loss.
  • Utah will play their next game on the road against Boston . The Jazz have a W/L % of .593 after a win and .733 after a loss.
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