Nets beat Knicks to split four-game series

Nets beat Knicks to split four-game series
January 21, 2013, 6:16 pm
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NEW YORK, NY - JANUARY 21: Gerald Wallace #45 of the Brooklyn Nets drives to the basket against Jason Kidd #5 of the New York Knicks on January 21, 2013 at Madison Square Garden in New York City. (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

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NEW YORK (AP) 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, who cut the Knicks' Atlantic Division lead to one game. 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, but missed all six shots in the fourth quarter and finished 11 of 29 for the game. J.R. Smith scored 16 points and Amare Stoudemire 15.