NBA Preview from The Sports Network
Friday, November 17th (All times eastern)
New Jersey Nets (4-3) at Indiana Pacers (4-4), 7 p.m.
(Sports Network) - The New Jersey Nets try to record back-to-back wins for the first time this season when they visit the Indiana Pacers tonight at Conseco Fieldhouse.
The Nets posted a 100-87 win over the Milwaukee Bucks on Wednesday at Continental Airlines Arena. Jason Kidd had 25 points, 11 assists and eight rebounds to lead New Jersey.
Nenad Krstic scored 22 points and pulled down seven rebounds, while Vince Carter, who was dealing with flu-like symptoms, added 15 points. Clifford Robinson finished with 12 points for the Nets, who have won two of their last three games.
Meanwhile, the Pacers have dropped two in a row and three of their last four games, including Wednesday's 114-88 loss at Boston.
Al Harrington paced Indiana with 23 points. Marquis Daniels netted 15 and Stephen Jackson added 13 points for Indiana, which also received eight points and 12 boards out of Jermaine O'Neal.
The Pacers won two of three games against New Jersey last season and have won three of four and six of the last nine meetings.
New Jersey has lost two in a row and five of its last seven trips to Conseco Fieldhouse.
11/17 10:27:51 ET