Brooklyn got 26 points and 11 rebounds from Brook Lopez en route to a 97-81 victory over Charlotte on Friday at Barclays Center.
Brooklyn won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 9.5-point spread as favorites. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go UNDER the closing number of 196.5.
Brooklyn got 19 points from Deron Williams and another 16 points from Joe Johnson. Gerald Wallace contributed 6 assists, while Reggie Evans cleaned the glass with 13 rebounds.
The Bobcats got a 13-point performance from Hakim Warrick, who was supported by 12 points from Ramon Sessions. Gerald Henderson had 4 assists in a losing cause for Charlotte, while Brendan Haywood grabbed 8 rebounds.
The Nets hit the break leading 56-38 before taking care of business in the second half.
The rebound battle favored Brooklyn as they grabbed 43 boards, while Charlotte only had 36.
Brooklyn looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Cavaliers. The Bobcats will aim to get back on the winning track vs New Orleans.