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JACK IN THE BOX... AND IT'S GOOD! Nets defeat West's best, 110-108, in game-winning fashion

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Jarrett Jack saved the day for the second time during his Brooklyn Nets tenure. This time, it came against the league's best team, the Golden State Warriors, 110-108 and at the final second of the game.

"That's just how the play was designed,"Jarrett Jack said. "Coach drew it up, and it was intended for me to, you know, get put in the pick and roll situation and then, based on what the defense did, make a play. So I saw an alley, they were kind of getting in a little crease against one of my rhythm spots, and I was able to raise up and knock down the shot."

Jack finished the night with nine points and five assists in 28 minutes of action. He served his backup role extremely well. He joins Anthony Davis as the only players to make multiple go-ahead shots with two seconds or less left in a tie game this season.

Jack stole the show, but Deron Williams has looked like a man playing on his last chance... with fire... with passion... with everything a leader brings to the table. Late in the fourth quarter, D-Will penetrated towards the paint and nailed a contested tear drop in the lane to put Brooklyn up 10 with four minutes remaining. Deron expressed his fire by pumping his arms towards the Nets bench as the rest of the team praised him.

"We're playing at a different pace, different tempo", Deron Williams said. "I think -- Just playing with more confidence, which I always say is key." He continued. " I like playing faster, so it's definitely beneficial to me and Jarrett, as well as a lot of the guys we have on this team. It's opened up a lot for us. We've gotten a lot more opportunities in transition..."

He finished the night with 22 points -- four assists -- four rebounds on 8-of-19 shooting and 4-of-7 shooting from three. He's 8 of his last 13 from three dating back to the start of the Dallas game.

Steph Curry wouldn't stop fighting, despite his horrible shooting night. As the Nets led by six, Thad Young was rejected and Steph Curry made them pay with a fastbreak three on the other end to cut the deficit to three. Two minutes left.

Two turnovers by D-Will in the span of 24 second and yet again, Steph Curry made them pay. He tied it up with 1:04 remaining. 108-108. With 20.6 seconds left, the Warriors turned the ball over. It was Brooklyn's ball with the last chance to win the game.

Jarrett Jack wasted clock, isolated and nailed a mid-range jump shot with 1.1 seconds remaining. It's his second game-winner this season, more than, yes, Joe Johnson. On the following possession, Steph Curry caught the ball in the corner, but penetrated to the hole as time expired before he could get the shot off.

Game over. Your Brooklyn Nets are winners in two straight, both against top-three teams in the Western Conference. They're also an NBA-best 7-1 in games decided by three or fewer points this season.

The Nets led the entire way -- and it had that feel that they weren't going to lose -- despite the late resurgence from Steph Curry and the Warriors. Curry led all Golden State scorers with 26 points and seven assists on 8-of-16 shooting. He was 2-of-7 heading into the fourth with just eight points to his name.

Curry commented on the shot after the game.

"That's what he does. He makes big shots, but I played as much defense as I could on that possession and contested him, and he still knocked it down." Stephen was also barraged with "MVP" chants in the Barclays Center.

"I kind of forgot where I was for a second to be honest with you."

They drowned the Splash Brothers' duo of Steph Curry & Klay Thompson OUT. Thompson finished his night with seven points on 3-of-17 shooting. The Nets had him extremely well covered.

The Nets on the other hand shot 49.4% from the field and 10-of-21 from three. It's their second straight night with 20 assists, displaying their fluid ball movement throughout.

Brook Lopez led the way with 26 points and six rebounds in 26 minutes. With him, Alan Anderson chipped in 16 and Thaddeus Young with 14 off the bench. Joe Johnson played 36 minutes, but scored just five points on 2-of-7 shooting.

The Nets will face off against the Charlotte Hornets this Wednesday and stand in the eighth and final seed of the Eastern Conference... again. The momentum is on their side, but now they must grasp ahold of it and race towards the finish line.

Quarter by quarter summary:

First quarter ... The Warriors had no answer for Brook Lopez ... or the Brooklyn Nets for that matter. Lopez scored 12 points in six minutes and the Nets shot 16-22 (72.7%) from the floor. They also held Golden State to 43% shooting and a combined five points from Steph Curry and Klay Thompson. The Nets led, 33-23. Oh and by the way, the 72.7% is the best the Nets have shot in any quarter this season.

Second quarter ... The Warriors scored 28 points in the second quarter and outrebounded the Nets on the offensive glass, 12-4, but couldn't capitalize. Steph Curry & Klay Thompson were a combined 2-for-11 and 1-of-5 from three. They scored five points altogether. On the other side, Andrew Bogut led the way with 16 points and six rebounds. He had the Warriors shooting 45%, but Brooklyn wouldn't fall over. Behind a 16-point half from Brook Lopez and a 12-point half from Alan Anderson, the Nets led, 57-51 , and shot 55.6% from the field and 4-for-7 from beyond the arc.

The shot 9-of-23 from the field in the fourth quarter.

Score at the half: Nets 57, Warriors 51.

Third quarter ... It was another big offensive quarter from the Nets. They scored 29 points and shot 10-of-21 in the third. Deron Williams needed a heat check. He hit on his fourth three of the game, scoring 20 points in 27 minutes. The big fella, Brook Lopez, led all scorer with 23 points off the bench. For Golden State, Steph Curry was plagued with foul trouble, while Klay Thompson was 3-of-13.

The Nets led, 86-80.

Fourth quarter ... Deron Williams has looked like a man playing on his last chance... with fire... with passion... with everything a leader brings to the table. Late in the fourth quarter, D-Will penetrated towards the paint and nailed a contested tear drop in the lane to put Brooklyn up 10 with four minutes remaining. Deron expressed his fire by pumping his arms towards the Nets bench as the rest of the team praised him.

Steph Curry wouldn't stop fighting, despite his horrible shooting night. As the Nets led by six, Thad Young was rejected and Steph Curry made them pay with a fastbreak three on the other end to cut the deficit to three. Two minutes left.

Two turnovers by D-Will in the span of 24 second and yet again, Steph Curry made them pay. He tied it up with 1:04 remaining. 108-108.

With 20.6 seconds left, the Warriors turned the ball over. It was Brooklyn ball with the last chance to win the game.

Jarrett Jack wasted clock, then isolated and nailed a mid-range jump shot with 1.1 seconds remaining. It's his second game-winner this season, more than, yes, Joe Johnson.

On the following possession, Steph Curry caught the ball in the corner, but penetrated to the hole as time expired before he could get the shot off.

NETS WIN! NETS WIN!

Final score: Nets 110, Warriors 108.

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