Brooklyn vs Washington Wrap - Brooklyn Wins 115-113
Brook Lopez scored 27 points and chipped in with 13 rebounds for Brooklyn on Friday, leading the Nets to a 115-113 victory over Washington at Verizon Center.
Brooklyn won on the scoreboard, but lost at the pay window as they failed to cover the 6-point spread. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 183.5.
Brooklyn got 24 points from Deron Williams and another 18 points from Joe Johnson. Deron Williams contributed 10 assists, while Brook Lopez cleaned the glass with 13 rebounds.
Washington got 24 points from Bradley Beal in a losing cause and another 23 points from Jordan Crawford. Garrett Temple contributed 11 assists for the Wizards, while Emeka Okafor had 7 rebounds.
The Nets hit the break trailing 55-52 before taking care of business in the second half.
The rebound battle favored Brooklyn as they grabbed 54 boards, while Washington only had 41.
Next game, Brooklyn takes its act home to face Sacramento looking for another win. For Washington, they head on the road to face Miami.