Deron Williams poured in 38 points for New Jersey on Monday, as they defeated New York 100-92 at Madison Square Garden.
New Jersey was an underdog by 8.5 points and came through with an ATS victory for bettors. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 196.5.
New Jersey got 18 points from MarShon Brooks and another 14 points from Kris Humphries. Deron Williams contributed 6 assists, while Kris Humphries cleaned the glass with 14 rebounds.
New York got 21 points from Jeremy Lin in a losing cause and another 17 points from Amar'e Stoudemire. Jeremy Lin contributed 9 assists for the Knicks, while Landry Fields had 11 rebounds.
New Jersey led at halftime, 50-42.
New Jersey won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 46-42.
New Jersey looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Magic. The Knicks will aim to get back on the winning track vs Atlanta.