Ben Couch · (@viewfromcouch)
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By Ben Couch (@viewfromcouch)
BROOKLYN—It’s a shooter’s mentality. A scorer’s confidence. An ability to keep everyone calm.
Despite missing eight consecutive shots in the second and third quarters, chipping in just four free throws during that span, Brooklyn Nets guard Joe Johnson scored 10 of his 25 points in the fourth, including the go-ahead basket with 22.3 seconds remaining in Monday’s 88-85 victory against the New York Knicks.
“That’s Joe Johnson,” said Nets interim head coach P.J. Carlesimo. “He’s a money player. He’s been a money player his whole career.”
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By Clay Bailey, Associated Press
MEMPHIS, Tenn.—Marc Gasol had 20 points and nine rebounds and the Memphis Grizzlies built a 30-point lead in the second half en route to a 101-77 victory over the Brooklyn Nets on Friday night.
Gasol was 10 of 15 from the field, all of his points coming in the first half, as Memphis, which had seven players in double figures, won for the fourth time in the past five games.
Mike Conley made six of seven shots, including 2 of 3 outside the arc, for 14 points, while Zach Randolph had 12 points and matched Gasol's nine rebounds.Read the full AP Game Recap on NBA.com.
Brooklyn Nets (25-17)
|G · Deron Williams||G · Joe Johnson||F · Gerald Wallace||F · Reggie Evans||C · Brook Lopez|
Memphis Grizzlies (28-14)
|G · Mike Conley||G · Tony Allen||F · Rudy Gay||F · Zach Randolph||C · Marc Gasol|
Quincy Pondexter (grade-2 left MCL sprain) is OUT.
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|11 PTS, 10 REB
5-7 FGs, STL