The Nets used a strong third quarter to turn what was looking to be a blowout into a close game, but inevitably fell 102-93 to the Portland Trailblazers at the Izod Center tonight.
- Devin Harris had a strong game in the losing effort, scoring 28 points, including 10-11 on free throws, and dishing 5 assists. He even had a blocked shot.
- Courtney Lee also scored 28 points, finishing 4-4 from three-point land, including a 55-foot trey at the end of the game.
- Brandon Roy scored 28 and LaMarcus Aldridge 27 for the Blazers, who shot 54.1 percent for the game and only turned the ball over 4 times.
- Another double-double for Brook Lopez, who finished with 17 points and 10 rebounds.