New Jersey 111, Sacramento 99

Boxscore | Recap
Saturday, March 31, 2012 10:00 PM
Location - Power Balance Pavilion, Sacramento, California
Officials - #75 Eric Dalen, #45 Brian Forte, #49 Tom Washington
Attendance - 14370

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
New Jersey 31 28 32 20 111
Sacramento 35 21 20 23 99

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
New Jersey 19-35 7-19 12-16 W3
Sacramento 18-34 13-12 5-22 L1

Recap


NETS 111, KINGS 99: Anthony Morrow scored 24 points and made six 3-pointers to lead visiting New Jersey.

Deron Williams had 19 points and 15 assists, Gerald Wallace scored 18 points and Kris Humphries had 14 points and 12 rebounds as the Nets won their third consecutive contest.

Tyreke Evans scored 23 points on 9-of-15 shooting for Sacramento.

New Jersey led 102-83 after a basket by Williams with 6:50 to play. Sacramento rolled off the next 12 points to pull within seven on Francisco Garcia’s hoop with 3:56 remaining.

Williams followed with four consecutive points to get New Jersey’s lead back into double digits as the Nets won for the fourth time in five games.

Johan Petro added 12 points for New Jersey.

DeMarcus Cousins scored 14 points and Marcus Thornton added 13 for Sacramento.

The Nets led 59-56 at halftime and opened the second half with a 15-4 run to take a 14-point lead. Morrow produced a rare four-point play to give New Jersey a 91-74 lead with just over two minutes left in the stanza.

GAME NOTEBOOK: The victory was New Jersey’s second in its last 13 visits to Sacramento. … Cousins fell one rebound short of recording his sixth straight double-double. … Morrow made a career-high eight 3-pointers against the Minnesota Timberwolves earlier this season. … Kings swingman John Salmons (hip) scored eight points in 23 minutes after missing the previous two games.

Top Game Performances

New Jersey   Sacramento
Anthony Morrow 24 Scoring Tyreke Evans 23
Deron Williams 15 Assists Isaiah Thomas 6
Kris Humphries 12 Rebounds Jason Thompson 10
Deron Williams 6 Free Throws Made DeMarcus Cousins 6
Deron Williams 3 Steals Tyreke Evans 4
Kris Humphries 2 Blocks DeMarcus Cousins 2

Team Stats Summary

Team Points FG% 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals Turnovers
New Jersey 111 46.7 10-28 15-20 30 48 7 12 20
Sacramento 99 43.3 3-17 18-23 17 45 5 12 18

Upcoming Games

  • Sacramento will play their next game at home against Minnesota. The Kings have a W/L % of .421 after a win and .303 after a loss.
  • New Jersey will play their next game on the road against L.A. Lakers . The Nets have a W/L % of .222 after a win and .417 after a loss.
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