Phoenix 103, New Jersey 110

Boxscore | Recap
Friday, January 13, 2012 9:00 PM
Location - US Airways Center, Phoenix, Arizona
Officials - #47 Bennie Adams, # Nick Buchert, #38 Michael Smith
Attendance - 15191

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
New Jersey 22 32 34 22 110
Phoenix 25 26 31 21 103

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
New Jersey 3-9 0-4 3-5 W1
Phoenix 4-7 3-4 1-3 L3

Recap


Deron Williams scored a season-high 35 points and had 14 assists to lift the New Jersey Nets to a rare win in Phoenix with a 110-103 victory over the Suns on Friday night.

Williams scored 17 in the third quarter, making 4-of-5 3-pointers, seemingly from further out each time. Williams finished 11 of 18 overall and 6 of 9 outside the arc for the Nets (3-9).

MarShon Brooks had 20 points for the Nets, Anthony Morrow 16, Kris Humphries 15 and Mehmet Okur 11.

Marcin Gortat contributed 20 points, on 10-of-14 shooting, and 10 rebounds for the Suns (4-7), who were missing Steve Nash (back) and Grant Hill (knee).

Jared Dudley and Ronnie Price (career high) each scored 18, Channing Frye 15 and Shannon Brown 13.

New Jersey led 100-88 with seven minutes remaining, but the Suns rallied to 102-99 before a dunk by Humphries and 3-pointer by Morrow gave the Nets a 107-99 lead.

The Nets had lost 16 of their last 17 in Phoenix, and nine of the last 10 meetings overall.

Top Game Performances

New Jersey   Phoenix
Deron Williams 35 Scoring Marcin Gortat 20
Deron Williams 14 Assists Ronnie Price 8
Mehmet Okur 7 Rebounds Marcin Gortat 10
Deron Williams 7 Free Throws Made Jared Dudley 4
MarShon Brooks 3 Steals Ronnie Price 2
MarShon Brooks 1 Blocks Jared Dudley 1

Team Stats Summary

Team Points FG% 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals Turnovers
New Jersey 110 50.0 15-32 15-19 18 35 3 9 13
Phoenix 103 51.9 8-22 13-16 26 35 1 4 13

Upcoming Games

  • Phoenix will play their next game on the road against San Antonio. The Suns have a W/L % of .250 after a win and .429 after a loss.
  • New Jersey will play their next game on the road against Utah . The Nets have a W/L % of .000 after a win and .300 after a loss.
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