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Nets Beat the Knicks Again for Win No. 7

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This will probably end up being the worst season in Nets history, but at least they earned a season split with the Knicks. The second win over New York, win No. 7 overall and the Nets' third straight road win came Saturday night at Madison Square Garden. The Knicks led by as many as 16 points in the first quarter, but the Nets' bench got them back in the game and a 34-18 second period gave the Nets a six-point lead at the half. They went up as many as 13 in the third, and after the Knicks cut the lead down to five early in the fourth, the Nets answered and cruised to a 20-point win. Devin Harris led the way with 31 points on 13-21 shooting, while Courtney Lee added 25. Brook Lopez had a double-double by halftime and finished with 18 points and 11 rebounds, while Terrence Williams added 11 rebounds and seven assists off the bench, providing much of the second quarter spark. The Nets hit 14 three pointers on 24 attempts, five more than they'd hit in a game all season, and shot 50 percent from the field overall.  Meanwhile, the Knicks finished 0 for 18 from deep, an NBA record for most three point attempts without a make.  The Nets' 113 points was a high for the season and the 20 point lead at game's end was their  largest lead of the season.