New Jersey Nets Team Report – February 21
=== New Jersey Nets Team Report – February 21 ===
(Sports Network) – (Sports Network) – The New Jersey Nets go for their 13th
straight win tonight, as they welcome the New Orleans Hornets to Continental
Airlines Arena for an Eastern Conference battle.
The is the third meeting of the season between the two squads. Each team has
picked up a win on the road in the two previous contests.
On Friday, Richard Jefferson scored 20 points to lead New Jersey to a 91-72
win over the Toronto Raptors at Air Canada Centre. Kerry Kittles finished with
19 points and seven rebounds for the Nets, who posted their franchise-record
12th straight victory and improved to 11-0 under interim head coach Lawrence
Frank. Jason Kidd added 11 points and 15 assists in the win.
Frank set an NBA record by winning his initial six road games, and New Jersey
set a franchise record with the six straight road victories.
New Jersey, which has won six in a row at home, is 18-8 as the host this
Jefferson has scored in double digits in 13 straight games. He is averaging 22
points and 4.5 rebounds in his last two contests.