NETS Game Center (Home Finale)
April 11th, 2011
Bobcats slip past Nets
NEWARK, N.J.—D.J. Augustin hit a jumper with 1.1 seconds remaining, leading the Charlotte Bobcats to a 105-103 victory over the New Jersey Nets Monday night.
Nets guard Sasha Vujacic, who finished with 19 points, hit a long 3-pointer to tie the game at 103 with 10.9 seconds remaining.
For more, read Jim Hague's AP game recap: Click Here
NETS-BOBCATS LIVE CHAT
THE STAT: In what was symptomatic of a hot shooting game overall, the teams combined to make their final ten field goal attempts. It felt like whoever had the ball last would win and that’s exactly how it played out.
INSIDE THE ARENA: Before the game, Lopez thanked Nets fans for their support throughout the season…Maria Sharapova sat baseline courtside to watch her fiance, Vujacic…New York Giants David Diehl and Justin Tuck attended the game…Fans in “Loud and Proud” section 120 chanted for many Nets, but also broadcaster Ian Eagle and Bergen Record reporter Al Iannazzone.
For more, read Jake Appleman's NBA.com notebook: Click Here
NETS NOTES Brook Lopez tallied his 10th 30-point game of the season, up from three in 2009-10 and one in '08-09. In the Nets' last five games, he's averaging 32.4 PPG and 7.0 RPG while shooting .596 (62-104 FGs)...Jordan Farmar topped 20 points for the fourth time this year...Sasha Vujacic has scored in double-digts for seven straight games.
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LINE OF THE NIGHT
|31 PTS, 4 AST
12-23 FG, 7-8 FT
|On Brook's offensive improvement during the season:
"You don’t see him settling for as many jump shots. You actually see him playing like a post-up center now. You see him with his jump hook, his step-through moves, his hook shot, you see him getting to the free-throw line."