Nets vs. Grizzlies: Solid Team Effort Leads To Nice New Jersey Win

December 21st, 2010 by Ryan Comstock Leave a reply »
After snapping their eight-game losing streak a week ago, the New Jersey Nets set their sights on ending their 10-game road losing streak Tuesday night.

In beating the Memphis Grizzlies, 101-94, the Nets did just that and have now won consecutive games for the first time since opening week.

Streaks have to start somewhere. Maybe these back-to-back wins can start a winning one.

New Jersey came out on top in Memphis because they played as a team. They used good ball and player movement to create open looks, leading to an even distribution of shot attempts.

Brook Lopez, Devin Harris, Kris Humphries and Travis Outlaw all put up at least 11 shots and four others had at least five attempts.

As a team, the Nets shot 53 percent from the field, so it was not only a matter of creating the shots, they were able to knock them down at a high rate.

Led by Lopez (26 points), five players scored in double-figures as well.

Newcomer Sasha Vujacic was impressive again, scoring 16 points on 6-of-8 shooting. He also hit 2-of-3 three-pointers and grabbed four rebounds. He's reportedly very excited about the opportunity for minu ...

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