Golden State 100, New Jersey 102

Boxscore | Recap
Friday, March 30, 2012 10:30 PM
Location - Oracle Arena, Oakland, California
Officials - #43 Dan Crawford, #38 Michael Smith, #52 Scott Twardoski
Attendance - 19596

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
New Jersey 22 20 28 32 102
Golden State 26 25 33 16 100

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
New Jersey 18-35 7-19 11-16 W2
Golden State 20-30 11-16 9-14 L4

Recap


NETS 102, WARRIORS 100: Gerald Wallace had 24 points, 18 rebounds, six steals and five assists plus made the saving block as visiting New Jersey overcame a 19-point deficit in Oakland.

Down 90-76, the Nets went on an 18-5 run sparked by Wallace’s 10 points to get to 95-94.

Charles Jenkins’ 3-pointer gave the Warriors a 98-94 edge, but Deron Williams answered from 27 feet with 2:27 remaining. David Lee gave the Warriors a 100-98 lead, but Gerald Green delivered a slam to tie it and a floating jumper for a 102-100 lead, the Nets’ first since the first basket of the game.

Wallace then blocked Jenkins’ turnaround jumper in the final seconds and the Warriors fell shy.

Williams tied the NBA season high with 20 assists for the Nets (18-34), but was just 2 of 13 from the field for a season-low nine points.

Kris Humphries had 20 points and nine rebounds. Green scored 20 points off the bench.

New Jersey snapped a six-game losing streak at Golden State. The Nets’ last victory in Oakland was Jan. 26, 2005. They swept the season series, having won 107-100 in New Jersey in January.

Lee finished with 27 points, but also had seven turnovers. Jenkins had his first career double-double with 18 points and a career-high 12 assists

Warriors rookie Jeremy Tyler scored a career-high 10 points, all in the third quarter.

Lee scored 22 points as the Warriors went into the half with a 51-42 lead.

Golden State went up by as much as 19 in the third quarter, when they tallied 33 points on 68.4 percent shooting (13 of 19).

The Warriors fell to 2-9 in their past 11 games.

GAME NOTEBOOK: Golden State has lost six of its last seven at Oracle Arena. … Lee has scored 20 points in his last eight home games. … The Nets signed forward Dennis Horner to a 10-day contract on Friday. He was scoreless. … The Warriors dominated points in the paint, outscoring the Nets 52-40.

Top Game Performances

New Jersey   Golden State
Gerald Wallace 24 Scoring David Lee 27
Deron Williams 20 Assists Charles Jenkins 12
Gerald Wallace 18 Rebounds Dominic McGuire 9
Gerald Wallace 8 Free Throws Made Charles Jenkins 5
Gerald Wallace 6 Steals David Lee 4
Johan Petro 2 Blocks Brandon Rush 2

Team Stats Summary

Team Points FG% 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals Turnovers
New Jersey 102 43.2 8-20 24-30 28 44 5 14 17
Golden State 100 52.6 7-15 13-16 26 32 3 11 17

Upcoming Games

  • Golden State will play their next game on the road against L.A. Lakers. The Warriors have a W/L % of .400 after a win and .400 after a loss.
  • New Jersey will play their next game on the road against Sacramento . The Nets have a W/L % of .176 after a win and .417 after a loss.
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