DALLAS (AP) — New Jersey guard Devin Harris missed the final three quarters of the Nets’ game Thursday night against the Dallas Mavericks because of a sprained left shoulder.

Harris was injured in the first quarter when he tried to deflect an alley-oop pass and fell to the floor.

The Nets said in the second quarter that Harris, who played for the Mavericks from 2004-08, wouldn’t return to the game. He was scoreless in 9:22 after entering the game with a 17.1-point average.

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pixy Nets Harris Exits Early With Sprained Left Shoulder

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