Cleveland was victimized by Brook Lopez for 35 points as the Nets defeated the Cavaliers 103-100 in NBA action on Saturday.
Bettors who backed the Nets were disappointed, as they failed to cover the closing number of 8.5. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 190.5.
Joe Johnson had 15 points for Brooklyn and Deron Williams chipped in with 15 points. Deron Williams had 7 assists for the Nets, while Brook Lopez was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 11 boards.
Cleveland got 33 points from C.J. Miles in a losing cause and another 17 points from Tristan Thompson. Kyrie Irving contributed 7 assists for the Cavaliers, while Tristan Thompson had 15 rebounds.
Brooklyn led at halftime, 61-53.
Cleveland won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 40-39.
Next game, Brooklyn takes its act on the road to face San Antonio looking for another win. For Cleveland, they head home to face Sacramento.