Nets knock off Knicks

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The Nets' Kris Humphries dunks during Monday's win. He had 11 points and 13 rebounds as Brooklyn knocked off New York.  KATHY WILLENS/ASSOCIATED PRESS
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The Nets' Kris Humphries dunks during Monday's win. He had 11 points and 13 rebounds as Brooklyn knocked off New York.

NEW YORK — Joe Johnson made the go-ahead jumper with 22 seconds left and scored 25 points, leading the Brooklyn Nets to an 88-85 over the New York Knicks on Monday and a split of the four-game series between the city rivals.

Deron Williams added 14 points and 12 assists for the Nets. Brook Lopez had 14 points and 11 rebounds, and Kris Humphries came off the bench for 11 points and 13 boards.

Carmelo Anthony had 29 points and seven assists for the Knicks.

PACERS 82, GRIZZLIES 81

In Memphis, Tenn., George Hill scored 13 points, including a clinching free throw with 1.4 seconds remaining to give Indiana a victory over Memphis in the annual Martin Luther King Day game.

Rudy Gay’s 24-footer over Paul George banked in, but it came after the buzzer – a ruling confirmed by officials after a review – giving the Pacers their second consecutive win and ninth in the past 11.

SPURS 90, 76ERS 85

In Philadelphia, Tim Duncan had 24 points and 17 rebounds and Tony Parker scored 20 points to lead San Antonio to its fifth consecutive win.

Evan Turner led the Sixers with 18 points and 12 rebounds.

WARRIORS 106, CLIPPERS 99

In Oakland, Calif., Jarrett Jack had 18 points and 10 assists, Stephen Curry made four 3-pointers in the fourth quarter and Golden State rallied from seven points down in the final 11 minutes to beat Los Angeles.

Blake Griffin had 26 points and 13 rebounds for the Clippers.

ROCKETS 100, BOBCATS 94

In Charlotte, N.C., James Harden scored 29 points and hit all 10 of his free throws in the fourth quarter and Houston rallied to snap a seven-game losing streak.

Kemba Walker scored a career-high 35 points for the Bobcats, who set a franchise record with their 15th consecutive loss at home. The longest home skid in NBA history is 19 in a row by Dallas during the 1993-94 season.

HORNETS 114, KINGS 105

In New Orleans, Ryan Anderson scored 27 points and the Hornets picked up a win over Sacramento.

DeMarcus Cousins led the Kings with 29 points and 13 rebounds. Isaiah Thomas scored 20 points, and Tyreke Evans had 16 on the day the NBA announced the team’s owners had a deal to potentially move the franchise to Seattle.


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