Home' Trinidad and Tobago Guardian : January 8th 2014 Contents NEW YORK---Joe Johnson broke out of a slump
with 23 points against his former team as the Brook-
lyn Nets beat the Atlanta Hawks 91-86 on Monday
for their third straight victory.
Elsewhere in the NBA, the Minnesota Timberwolves
ended the Philadelphia 76ers four-match winning
streak with a 126-95 victory and the Los Angeles
Clippers, playing without the injured Chris Paul,
routed the Orlando Magic 101-81.
Bosnian star Mirza Teletovic scored 16 points and
Alan Anderson added 14 starting in place of the
injured Deron Williams as the Nets moved to 2-0
on a four-game homestand that finishes with visits
from Golden State today and Miami on Friday.
Despite yet another injury to a key player, the Nets
look ready to test themselves against those powerful
teams after matching their three consecutive victories
from December 7-12.
Paul Millsap scored 16 points for the Hawks, who
lost their third in a row to equal their worst stretch
of the season.
The teams meet again on January 6 in London in
what s considered a home game for the Hawks.
Minnesota s Kevin Love scored 16 of his 26 points
in a dominant third quarter and Nikola Pekovic had
16 points and 14 rebounds to lead the Timberwolves.
Kevin Martin scored 18 points and Corey Brewer
had 15 to help the Timberwolves move back to .500
Thaddeus Young scored 20 points for the Sixers,
who had won the final four games of a six-game
The Clippers, meanwhile, enjoyed one of their best
defensive efforts of the season after surrendering 70
first-half points in each of their previous two games
against Dallas and San Antonio.
Darren Collison scored 19 of his 21 points in the
first half and had seven assists in his second start
at point guard since Paul separated his right shoulder
in Friday s win at Dallas. He is expected to be sidelined
for at least six weeks.
Blake Griffin had 16 points, eight rebounds and
six assists, and DeAndre Jordan added 17 rebounds
and 14 points. (AP)
Wednesday, January 8, 2014 www.guardian.co.tt Guardian
Atlanta Hawks forward Paul Millsap (4) and Hawks
forward DeMarre Carroll (5) defend as Brooklyn Nets
guard Joe Johnson (7) goes up for a shot in the
second half of their NBA match at the Barclays
Center, Monday night in New York. The Nets
defeated the Hawks 91-86. AP PHOTO
Nets win 3rd straight
The Public Health and Building Inspector's
Departments of the Couva/Tabaquite/Talparo
Regional Corporation are being relocated from
L.P# 647 Southern Main Road, Couva (upstairs
V& S Supermarket), to Corner Grant Street and
Grant Street Extension, Couva.
The Public Health Department will be accessible
to the public with effect from 08th January,
2014, however, the Building Inspector's
Department will be accessible effective 14th
Any inconvenience caused is regretted.
Ag. CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER
TEMPORARY CLOSURE OF
INSTITUTE OF MARINE AFFAIRS LIBRARY
The Institute of Marine Affairs (IMA) wishes to
advise the public that its Library, located at:-
will be closed for a period of two (2) months
effective from January 6th, 2014 in order to
facilitate a physical relocation within the Institute
of Marine Affairs. All library services and activities
will be discontinued for the aforementioned period.
We apologise for any inconvenience caused as a
result of this temporary closure.
Institute of Marine Affairs
634-4291 ext. 2403
land Cavaliers traded
Andrew Bynum in
time---and got an All-
Star in return.
The Cavaliers acquired
Luol Deng from the
Chicago Bulls late Mon-
day night for Bynum and
three future draft picks,
beating the deadline to
guarantee the centre s full
contract for the season.
Along with Bynum,
who had recently been
suspended indefinitely by
the Cavaliers for conduct
detrimental to the team,
the Cavaliers also sent
the Bulls a first-round
pick and two second-
round picks and gave
Chicago the right to swap
first-round choices in
2015 if the Cavs are not
in the lottery.
Deng, a member of the
2012 British Olympic
basketball team, has been
an All-Star the last two
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