April 8, 2012
Green, Morrow lead Nets past Cavaliers in OT
NEWARK, N.J.—Gerald Green scored a season-high 32 points, including a clutch 3-pointer with 36.7 seconds left in regulation and a high-flying dunk in overtime, leading the Nets to a 122-117 victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers on Sunday night.
Anthony Morrow scored 24 points, Deron Williams had 18 points and 10 assists and Kris Humphries added 16 points and 11 rebounds to help the Nets win their season-high third straight at home. New Jersey also finished with its highest scoring total of the season, topping the 115 in a loss to Denver on Jan. 11.
Antawn Jamison scored a season high-tying 34 points, Lester Hudson had 26 and Alonzo Gee added 22 points and 11 rebounds for Cleveland, which lost for the 10th time in 11 games and the 13th in their last 15. Tristan Thompson had 15 points and 15 rebounds.
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NETS-CAVALIERS LIVE CHAT
NETS NOTES The Nets scored a season-high 122 points, topping their 115-point showing at Denver on January 1; it's the fifth time in the last seven games they've scored at least 100, winning five...Winners of their last three home games, the Nets have emerged victorious in six of their last nine games overall...Nets Owner Mikhail Prokhorov took in the game from a center-court suite, joined by GM Billy King.
Gerald Green tied career-highs with five 3s in seven attempts...Kris Humphries (16 points, 11 rebounds) recorded his team-leading 26th double-double; Deron Williams (18 points, 10 assists) is right behind him with 20.
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PHOTO OF THE GAME
|LINE OF THE NIGHT|
32 PTS, 4 REB
11-18 FGs, 5-7 3Ps
|On Gerald Green's OT alley-oop:
"I thought I threw it low. Or he makes me feel like I threw it low. He grabs it down here (at his waist) and pulls it up."