The New Jersey Nets bdefeated the Philadelphia 76ers in overtime on Wednesday night by a final score of 97-90. The Nets needed a 15-8 advantage in the extra frame. It was their second game of a three-game road trip.
Deron Williams led the way for the Nets with 34 points. His total included the the go-ahead three-point shot with 26.7 seconds left in overtime. Kris Humphries had a season-best 19 rebounds to go with 13 points. Humphries and Williams were two of five New Jersey players to score in double digits.
The Nets are now 3-2 in their last five games, scuffling along after a rough start to the season. They travel to Cleveland on Friday to wrap up their short road trip.