90   92
Game 24 · December 18, 2012 · Barclays Center · Brooklyn
Ben Couch · (@viewfromcouch)
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Jazz 20 24 26 22 92
NETS 24 33 17 16 90
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By Brian Mahoney, Associated Press
BROOKLYN—Mo Williams scored 19 points, Al Jefferson had 16 points and 11 rebounds, and the Utah Jazz beat the Brooklyn Nets 92-90 Tuesday night despite nearly throwing away the victory.

Utah turned it over on two inbounds passes in the final 31 seconds, the last leading to a Nets steal. They pushed it up and got a potential go-ahead 3-pointer from Gerald Wallace that missed. The Jazz escaped when Reggie Evans' follow shot was no good as time expired.

Read the full AP Game Recap on NBA.com.





Joe Johnson's team-high 21 points marked the eighth time he led the Nets this season, and the seventh he topped 20 points. He is shooting 40-of-81 (.494) in the last five games, including 11-of-25 (.440) from three-point range...Kris Humphries pulled down double-digit rebounds (11) for the seventh time this season and first since December 4 vs. Oklahoma City...The Nets held their fourth consecutive opponent to worse than .333 shooting behind the arc, as the Jazz connected on just 5-of-20 attempts (.250).

Brooklyn Nets

G · Deron Williams G · Joe Johnson F · Gerald Wallace F · Kris Humphries C · Brook Lopez
NOTES
Josh Childress (sore left foot) is OUT.
Jerry Stackhouse (sore right knee) is OUT.

Utah Jazz

G · Mo Williams G · Randy Foye F · Marvin Williams F · Paul Millsap C · Al Jefferson
NOTES
Raja Bell (Not with Team) is OUT.



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Joe Johnson
21 PTS, 4 REB, 2 STL
7-15 FGs, 3-6 3Ps, 4-4 FTs




Gerald Wallace
"All losses hurt regardless of the situation of them, especially against teams we are supposed to be taking care of and winning. When we look back in March and April at these games, that’s when they really show up on the sheet. Losing hurts, period. At home or on the road. It doesn’t matter where we are."




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