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Nets Fall Flat Against Sixers

For the second straight night, the Nets could not match the energy level of a team fighting for the playoffs and this time, they couldn't even make it an interesting game. The Sixers came out on fire Wednesday night at the Meadowlands, building a 21-point lead at the half and taking away any motivation the Nets may have had. Philly scored 33 points in the first quarter and 34 points in the second, shooting 55% and committing only one turnover in the half. The Nets made a brief run in the third quarter, but could never close to within less than 15 points. Allen Iverson scored 40 points and dished out 10 assists for the Sixers, who also got double-doubles from Chris Webber and Andre Iguodala. Nenad Krstic was the lone bright spot for the Nets, scoring 18 points on 7-of-10 from the field and grabbing 11 boards. Jason Collins (sore knee) and Antoine Wright (strained quadricep) didn't play at all and Lawrence Frank hinted that the starters as a group may not play a lot over the final four games.