Nets Fall 99-92 Against New York - Game Recap
Jeremy Lin went off for 25 points and added 5 rebounds leading New York over New Jersey, 99-92, on Saturday at Madison Square Garden.
The Knicks were a 6.5-point favorite in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 198.5.
New York got 17 points from Tyson Chandler and another 17 points from Amar'e Stoudemire. Jeremy Lin contributed 7 assists, while Jared Jeffries cleaned the glass with 10 rebounds.
New Jersey got 21 points from Deron Williams in a losing cause and another 20 points from Kris Humphries. Deron Williams contributed 11 assists for the Nets, while Kris Humphries had 12 rebounds.
The Knicks hit the break trailing 48-46 before taking care of business in the second half.
New York had a 48-39 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.
Next game, New York takes its act home to face Utah looking for another win. For New Jersey, they head home to face Chicago.