Chicago vs Brooklyn Recap - Nets Win 96-80
|Chicago vs Brooklyn Recap - Nets Win 96-80|
Deron Williams scored 20 points leading the Nets to a 96-80 victory over Chicago at Barclays Center on Monday.
The Nets were a 3-point favorite in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 187.5.
Joe Johnson had 19 points for Brooklyn and Shaun Livingston chipped in with 14 points. Deron Williams had 6 assists for the Nets, while Paul Pierce was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 7 boards.
Chicago got 16 points from D.J. Augustin in a losing cause and another 13 points from Jimmy Butler. Mike Dunleavy contributed 4 assists for the Bulls, while Carlos Boozer had 13 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Brooklyn were victorious, as the score was 50-42 at the break.
The rebound battle favored Chicago as they grabbed 43 boards, while Brooklyn only had 28.
Brooklyn looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Grizzlies. The Bulls will aim to get back on the winning track at Detroit.