Williams Leads Nets Past Warriors
Deron Williams scored 24 points, 11 coming in crucial stretch of the fourth quarter, and had 10 assists and eight rebounds, leading the New Jersey Nets to their first home win, a 107-100 victory against the Golden State Warriors on Wednesday night.
The Nets entered the fourth quarter trailing 83-80, then took control with a 12-5 run. Williams had five points in that stretch, including a 3-pointer that made it 105-96 with 3:26 remaining.
The Nets (4-11) held on the rest of the way, going scoreless for almost three minutes. MarShon Brooks had 22 points, eight rebounds and six assists for the Nets, and Kris Humphries had 18 points and 15 rebounds.
The Warriors (5-9), who had their two-game winning streak snapped, got 30 points from Monte Ellis and 17 from Dorell Wright.
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