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Carter, Kidd lead Nets' win

AP , EAST RUTHERFORD, NEW JERSEY

The New Jersey Nets' Vince Carter comes down with the ball over the Washington Wizards' Ethan Thomas during the fourth quarter of their NBA game on Saturday in East Rutherford, New Jersey. The Nets won 120-114 in overtime.

PHOTO: AP

Vince Carter and Jason Kidd became the first teammates to post triple-doubles in the same game since Michael Jordan and Scottie Pippen in 1989, leading the New Jersey Nets to a 120-114 victory over the injury-ravaged Washington Wizards on Saturday night.

Carter matched his season high with 46 points and added a career-best 16 rebounds and 10 assists. Kidd tied a career high with 16 rebounds, equaled his season high with 18 assists and added a late free throw to total 10 points.

Richard Jefferson matched his season high with 27 points and the Nets finished with 17 3-pointers in winning for the fifth time in seven games to prevent the Wizards from clinching a playoff berth.

Antawn Jamison scored 37 points and hit a 3-pointer with 1.1 seconds left in regulation to lead Washington.

Spurs 112, Warriors 99

In San Antonio, Tim Duncan scored 28 points, Manu Ginobili added 25 and San Antonio handed Golden State a setback in its drive for a playoff spot.

Magic 116, Grizzlies 89

In Orlando, Florida, Dwight Howard had 31 points and 11 rebounds and Orlando beat the short-handed Grizzlies to remain in eighth place in the Eastern Conference.

Pacers 105, Celtics 98

In Indianapolis, Mike Dunleavy scored 22 points and Jermaine O'Neal added 14 points and 14 rebounds to lead Indiana over injury-depleted Boston.

Hornets 96, Timberwolves 94

In Minneapolis, Chris Paul had 18 points and 10 assists in his return and Rasual Butler added 17 points in New Orleans' victory over Minnesota.

Mavericks 86, Trail Blazers 74

In Dallas, Jason Terry scored 22 of his 29 points by halftime and Devin Harris added 18, leading Dallas over Portland and to the verge of the No. 1 seed in the Western Conference.

SuperSonics 106, Jazz 103

In Salt Lake City, Rashard Lewis scored 28 of his 35 points in the second half and Seattle rallied from a 22-point deficit to beat Utah and end a four-game losing streak.

Knicks 118, Bucks 113, OT

In Milwaukee, Eddy Curry scored a career-high 43 points, including his first 3-pointer of the season to force overtime, in New York's victory over Milwaukee.

Nuggets 96, Clippers 93

In Los Angeles, guard Allen Iverson scored 17 of his 34 points in the fourth quarter and Linas Kleiza hit a go-ahead 3-pointer with 15.8 seconds to play, leading Denver over Los Angeles. The victory helped Denver tie the Lakers for sixth place in the standings.

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