Wednesday , Dec , 15 , 2004 C.Y. Ellis

New Jersey Nets Team Report – December 15

=== New Jersey Nets Team Report – December 15 ===

(Sports Network) – The New Jersey Nets fell to the New York Knicks, 87-79,
on Tuesday at the Continental Airlines Arena.

Richard Jefferson netted a team-high 21 points with 10 boards for Nets, who
had a brief two-game winning streak snapped. Eric Williams added 21 and Jason
Kidd collected 22.

The Nets went 15:03 between the third and fourth quarter before hitting their
first field goal. It did not come until the 3:02 mark of the fourth on a Kidd
jumper. New York snapped a seven-game losing streak at New Jersey.

Kidd is averaging 10.4 points, 4.2 rebounds and three assists in the five
games he has played in since returning from a knee injury.

New Jersey is off until Friday when it visits Pau Gasol and the Memphis
Grizzlies. Last season, The Grizzlies swept the two meetings between the
clubs.

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