New Jersey 102, L.A. Clippers 98

Boxscore | Recap
Friday, March 11, 2011 7:00 PM
Location - Prudential Center, Newark, New Jersey
Officials - #61 Courtney Kirkland, #71 Rodney Mott, #22 Bill Spooner
Attendance - 18711

Final Scoring Summary

Final OT 1 2 3 4 X T
L.A. Clippers 26 25 16 27 4 98
New Jersey 14 23 31 26 8 102

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
L.A. Clippers 25-41 18-15 7-26 L1
New Jersey 21-43 17-16 4-27 W4

Recap


Jordan Farmar scored all 24 of his points after intermission, including a crucial 3-pointer in overtime, leading the New Jersey Nets to a 102-98 victory over the visiting Los Angeles Clippers on Friday night.
 
Brook Lopez added 24 points, converting consecutive jump hooks from the right baseline to open overtime, and Kris Humphries contributed 19 and a career-high 20 rebounds for the Nets (21-43), who won their season-high fourth straight.
 
Blake Griffin scored 23 points for the Clippers (25-41) but missed a potential winning free throw with 1.2 seconds left in regulation and committed two offensive fouls in the first two minutes of the extra session. Chris Kaman also had 23 to go with 10 boards as the Clippers’ saw their season-high four-game winning streak snapped.

After Lopez hit his baskets to open overtime, Mo Williams countered for the Clippers with two free throws. Farmar then stoked a 3-pointer – his fifth – from the right wing with 2:27 left that provided the Nets a 101-96 lead.
 
Griffin converted a layup, but Williams missed a good-looking 3-pointer from the right wing with 13.8 seconds remaining that would have tied it.

Top Game Performances

L.A. Clippers   New Jersey
Blake Griffin 23 Scoring Jordan Farmar 24
Randy Foye 7 Assists Jordan Farmar 7
Chris Kaman 10 Rebounds Kris Humphries 20
Blake Griffin 5 Free Throws Made Brook Lopez 4
Ryan Gomes 4 Steals Jordan Farmar 3
Randy Foye 2 Blocks Brook Lopez 3

Team Stats Summary

Team Points FG% 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals Turnovers
L.A. Clippers 98 45.1 4-17 12-20 22 45 5 13 15
New Jersey 102 47.7 8-22 10-16 21 45 4 5 18

Upcoming Games

  • New Jersey will play their next game at home against Boston. The Nets have a W/L % of .400 after a win and .295 after a loss.
  • L.A. Clippers will play their next game on the road against Washington . The Clippers have a W/L % of .480 after a win and .317 after a loss.
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