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|Sunday, 13 May 2007 03:23|
Monday, May 14
Cleveland at New Jersey (7 p.m. EDT). The Cavaliers have a 2-1 lead in the Eastern Conference semifinals.
-Jason Kidd, Nets, scored 23 points, 14 assists and 13 rebounds in leading New Jersey to a 96-85 victory against Cleveland.
-Tim Duncan, Spurs, scored 33 points and had 19 rebounds in leading San Antonio to a 108-101 win against Phoenix.
Jason Kidd had his 11th postseason triple-double, breaking a tie with Larry Bird for second place on the career list as the Nets beat Cleveland 96-85.
HOME SWEET HOME
Vince Carter, Richard Jefferson and Jason Kidd each scored 23 points for the Nets, who won their 10th straight home game.
Manu Ginobili, Spurs, despite a bloodied eye scored 24 points, including 10 in less than 2 minutes in the third quarter.
LeBron James, was held to 8 points, snapping his streak of 20-point games to start a playoff career at 19 games. James has the second-longest in history behind Kareem Abdul-Jabbar's 27.
``You have to give him credit. He did what he's supposed to do. He stepped it up. He was aggressive. He scored for them, he got them easy looks, and last but not least the man rebounded and he was huge on that glass.'' Cleveland coach Mike Brown said of Nets' Jason Kidd.