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Johnson lifts Nets over Jazz

Salt Lake City, UT (SportsNetwork.com) - Joe Johnson poured in a game-high 27 points and Andray Blatche added 25 as the Brooklyn Nets rallied for a 105-99 win over the Utah Jazz.

Deron Williams scored 19 points and handed out seven assists and Shaun Livingston had nine points, seven assists and five boards for the Nets, winners in three of their last four.

Earlier on Wednesday, the Nets acquired guard Marcus Thornton from the Sacramento Kings in exchange for Jason Terry and Reggie Evans.

Thornton is averaging 8.3 points per game this season after putting up 21.3 ppg two years ago and 18.7 ppg last season

Alec Burks scored 23 points, Enes Kanter had 18 points and 10 rebounds and Trey Burke finished was 14 points and 10 boards for the Jazz, who had a three- game winning streak snapped.

02/19 23:38:33 ET

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