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New Jersey Defeats Cleveland 99-96 - Recap

Deron Williams scored 27 points and added 10 assists for a double-double, leading New Jersey over Cleveland, 99-96, on Friday at Quicken Loans Arena.

New Jersey was an underdog by 4 points and came through with an ATS victory for bettors. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 191.5.

New Jersey got 22 points from Anthony Morrow and another 18 points from Kris Humphries. Deron Williams contributed 10 assists, while Kris Humphries cleaned the glass with 11 rebounds.

Cleveland got 32 points from Kyrie Irving in a losing cause and another 20 points from Antawn Jamison. Daniel Gibson contributed 4 assists for the Cavaliers, while Anderson Varejao had 9 rebounds.

The Nets hit the break leading 47-37 before taking care of business in the second half.

Cleveland had a 45-35 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.

New Jersey looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Raptors. The Cavaliers will aim to get back on the winning track at Boston.