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Saturday, December 8th, 2007

Kidd returns, Nets still fall to Rockets

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On Wednesday, Jason Kidd had the world’s most famous migraine. On Friday night, Kidd returned to the Nets starting lineup, but that wasn’t enough as New Jersey (9-11) fell to the Houston Rockets 96-89, at the Meadowlands.

The Nets played as if they all has migraines. They fell behind early and often. They were down by 10 at the end of the first quarter. It marked the 15th time in the last 20 games that they trailed by double-digits. The loss brings the Nets to 4-8 at home this season. Richard Jefferson scored 29 points in a losing effort, was vocal on his team’s performance.

Via Julian Garcia NY Daily News:

“It’s a joke,” said Jefferson. “The fact that we even have nine wins right now is amazing to me the way we’ve been playing. It seems we’ve been down double digits so many games. I don’t know what to say.”

“The first 10 to 13 minutes of every game we’re terrible. We’re awful,” Jefferson said. “It’s almost a joke. …

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