Jordan Farmar hit a wide-open three-pointer with 0.2 seconds remaining to give the New Jersey Nets a 101-100 victory over the Los Angeles Clippers Wednesday night the the Prudential Center in Newark. The three-pointer erased two go-ahead free throws by Chris Paul less than nine seconds earlier that completed a Clippers comeback from 18 points down.
Blake Griffin led the Clippers with 28 points and 17 rebounds in defeat.
The Clippers (22-15) were once down 18 points, but rallied to tied the game at 88-88 with 4:34 remaining. Chris Paul had 22 points, six rebounds,10 assists, and five steals for the Clippers, who shot 46.1% from the field during the game. Randy Foye added 24 points for Los Angeles, including a game-tying three-point play with 38.2 seconds remaining and a key rebound that helped setup Paul's go-ahead free throws.
The Clippers are now 2-3 on their current road trip and 10-10 away from home this season.
Deron Williams had 21 points, 10 assists, and six rebounds for New Jersey. MarShon Brooks added 19 points for the Nets, who shot 45.8% on the night. Kris Humphries had 12 points and 11 rebounds for New Jersey (13-27).
The Clippers conclude their six-game road trip on Friday night in San Antonio, where the Clippers have lost 17 straight games.
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