Quarter-by-quarter analysis by Bill Oram
Nets 24, Jazz 20
Former Jazz guard Deron Williams scores seven points in the quarter. Paul Millsap scores six points to lead the Jazz, who shoot just 39 percent from the field.
Nets 57, Jazz 44
The Jazz take a 30-29 lead on a dunk by DeMarre Carrol, but an 18-4 run puts Brooklyn up 47-34. Point guard Jamaal Tinsley leads the Jazz in rebounds, with three.
Nets 74, Jazz 70
The Jazz outscore Brooklyn 26-17 in the period. The Nets commit half of their turnovers in the third.
Jazz 92, Nets 90
Mo Williams makes a 3-pointer in transition to put the Jazz up 82-80 with 5:42 remaining. Gerald Wallace and Reggie Evans miss shots that would have won the game or sent it to overtime.
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" Really and truly, about 30 percent of what we do is what was run with him in Utah."
- Nets coach Avery Johnson on adjusting his offense to accommodate Deron Williams.
Jazz at Pacers
Wednesday, 5 p.m.
TV • ROOT
Forecast • In home games for guard Gordon Hayward, the Jazz are 1-1. The Pacers are 13-11, have won three in a row, and boast the reigning Eastern Conference Player of the Week, small forward Paul George.