Playoff Central - Round 1
Game 5 vs. Pacers
The Nets took playoff drama to new heights on Thursday ... and their reward is a berth in the Eastern Conference Semifinals. Jason Kidd scored eight of his 31 points in the two overtimes and Kenyon Martin tallied seven of his 29 in the extra stanzas as New Jersey won a Game 5 classic, 120-109 over Indiana. Keith Van Horn tallied 27 for the Nets, who will play host to Charlotte at 12:30 p.m. ET Sunday.
Game 4 vs. Pacers
After dropping Game 4 97-74 in Indiana on Tuesday, New Jersey was forced into a do-or-die Game 5. Kenyon Martin had 13 points and Richard Jefferson added 11 for the Nets, who were an Eastern Conference-best 33-8 at home this season.
Game 3 vs. Pacers
Indiana stole the momentum on Reggie Miller's three-pointer with 34 seconds left -- and then New Jersey took it right back. Keith Van Horn's offensive rebound led to a Kerry Kittles trey with 22.5 second to play as the Nets took an 85-84 victory over the Pacers in Game 3 on Friday. Jason Kidd scored 24 points and Kenyon Martin had 21 for New Jersey.
Game 2 vs. Pacers
After falling down 1-0 in their first-round playoff series, the Nets responded with a 95-79 win over the Pacers on Monday at home. Jason Kidd led a 31-19 second-quarter run and finished only one assist away from a triple-double for New Jersey, which will travel to Indiana for Game 3 at 8:30 p.m. Friday (TNT).