L.A. Clippers 100, New Jersey 101

Boxscore | Recap
Wednesday, March 7, 2012 8:00 PM
Location - Prudential Center, Newark, New Jersey
Officials - #17 Joe Crawford, #34 Kevin Cutler, #29 Mark Lindsay
Attendance - 18711

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
L.A. Clippers 22 23 26 29 100
New Jersey 27 30 23 21 101

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
L.A. Clippers 22-15 12-5 10-10 L2
New Jersey 13-27 4-13 9-14 W1

Recap

NETS 101, CLIPPERS 100: Jordan Farmar hit a 3-pointer with two-tenths of a second left to lift New Jersey over visiting Los Angeles.

Deron Williams had 21 points and 10 assists and MarShon Brooks added 19 points as the Nets won at home for the just the fourth time in 17 contests.

Blake Griffin had 28 points and 17 rebounds, Randy Foye tallied a season-best 24 points and Chris Paul had 22 points and 10 assists for Los Angeles.

Paul hit two free throws with 8.9 seconds left to give the Clippers a two-point lead before Farmer drained the 3-pointer to cap off a 16-point performance.

New Jersey squandered an 18-point, third-quarter lead as the Clippers rallied to tie the score at 88-88 on a fastbreak layup by Paul with 4:34 to play.

Shelden Williams had a season-high 15 points and grabbed 10 rebounds for New Jersey, which also received 14 points from Anthony Morrow and 12 points and 11 rebounds from Kris Humphries.

New Jersey shot 59.5 percent in the first half en route to a 57-45 lead. The Nets led 71-53 after a 3-pointer by Brooks midway through the third quarter. Los Angeles used a 9-0 run late in the quarter to pull within seven before the Nets took an 80-71 lead into the final stanza.

GAME NOTEBOOK: Williams has a 13-4 record in 17 head-to-head meetings against Paul. … Foye had five 3-pointers as the Clippers were 11 of 22 from distance. … New Jersey’s Shelden Williams hit 9 of 11 free throws. … The double-double was Griffin’s 24th of the campaign.

Top Game Performances

L.A. Clippers   New Jersey
Blake Griffin 28 Scoring Deron Williams 21
Chris Paul 10 Assists Deron Williams 10
Blake Griffin 17 Rebounds Kris Humphries 11
Blake Griffin 10 Free Throws Made Shelden Williams 9
Chris Paul 5 Steals Jordan Farmar 2
Eric Bledsoe 1 Blocks Kris Humphries 2

Team Stats Summary

Team Points FG% 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals Turnovers
L.A. Clippers 100 46.1 11-22 19-27 17 38 3 10 17
New Jersey 101 45.8 10-25 25-31 24 34 3 10 18

Upcoming Games

  • New Jersey will play their next game on the road against Charlotte. The Nets have a W/L % of .083 after a win and .429 after a loss.
  • L.A. Clippers will play their next game on the road against San Antonio . The Clippers have a W/L % of .478 after a win and .786 after a loss.
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