Deron Williams Scored 20 points on an 8-11 shooting and dished out 6 assists when the Utah Jazz handed the New Jersey Nets their sixth straight loss.
The Jazz, who came from back to back losses against the Cleveland Cavaliers and Indiana Pacers played big tonight as they crushed the skidding Nets. Williams led his team with 20 points. Carlos Boozer tallied 17 points and 5 rebounds in 24 minutes of action. Ronnie Brewer and Mehmet Okur each had 14 points for the Jazz.
The Nets who are still playing without Vince Carter for the past five games are having trouble filling up the scoring void Carter left. Richard Jefferson finished with game high 22 points. All around point guard Jason Kidd only had 2 points as he struggled on the floor on 1-9 shooting. He finished with 8 assists but committed 6 turnovers. Bostjan Nachbar added 16 points while rookie big man Sean Williams continued to play well when he finished the game with 10 points, 5 rebounds and 3 blocks.
The New Jersey Nets are third in the Atlantic with a 4-7 record while the Utah Jazz are second in the Southwest with an 8-4 record.
Portland Trailblazers 92
Charlotte Bobcats 101 *
Seattle Supersonics 108
Memphis Grizzlies 125 *
Orlando Magic 95 *
New Orleans Hornets 88