Bulls vs. Nets: Devin Harris, Kris Humphries Double-Double, New Jersey Survives

January 6th, 2011 by Ryan Comstock Leave a reply »
With a double-double each, Devin Harris (18 points and 11 assists) and Kris Humphries (20 points and 11 rebounds) led the New Jersey Nets to victory over the Chicago Bulls Wednesday night.

It wasn't easy, as the Nets blew a 13-point, fourth quarter lead before pulling it out in the end, when Sasha Vujacic hit a shot with just over five seconds left.

What the game showed us is the importance of not falling behind early.

New Jersey kept the score close throughout the first half and went into halftime down just one point, 47-46.

They then played very well in the third, outscoring Chicago 32-18.

The Nets gave their fans a scare when they allowed the Bulls to fight back at tie the game at 94 in the final seconds.

New Jersey tried to run a play for Brook Lopez that would have allowed him to throw down an alley-oop from Harris, but the pass was too low and got deflected. Fortunately for the Nets, the ball bounced right to Vujacic and he put it in the basket.

Derrick Rose missed a desperation shot at the buzzer, giving New Jersey a 96-94 win and ending their five-game losing streak.

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