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NBA roundup: Nets drop Knicks in overtime

The Brooklyn Nets worked overtime to pull out the opener of their new-look rivalry with the New York Knicks, winning, 96-89, Monday night to tie their city rivals for first place.

Jerry Stackhouse, wearing the No. 42 Jackie Robinson made famous in Brooklyn, made the tiebreaking 3-pointer with 3:31 left in overtime as the Nets controlled the extra period of a playoff-like game that neither team led by more than 7.

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