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Sunday night, the Nets defeated the Kings for their seventh straight home win.

The injury bug bit Brooklyn badly, leading to some on-the-fly moves from coach Jason Kidd and his players.

Recently-acquired Marcus Thornton stepped up and scored 27 points off the bench against his former team, the most points he's scored in a Nets uniform.

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Last night, the Nets completed their extended road trip with a 107-98 victory over the Milwaukee Bucks.

Brooklyn's second unit came alive Saturday, as the Nets got 54 points from their reserves, including a combined 44 from Andray Blatche and Marcus Thornton.

Playing in just his third game with the Nets after being acquired in a February trade, Thornton had a tremendous game off the bench, with 25 points on 8-of-13 shooting.

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After being acquired in a trade with the Kings last week, Nets guard Marcus Thornton hopes to make his team debut tomorrow against the Trail Blazers.

The 26-year-old Thornton missed his first two games since the trade after battling a stomach illness brought on by a bout with food poisoning.

Today, Andrew Keh of the New York Times reported the identity of the culprit:

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