Recap - Nets Defeat Toronto 98-84
|Recap - Nets Defeat Toronto 98-84|
The Raptors were burned for 26 points by Gerald Green on Wednesday as the Nets picked up a 98-84 win at Prudential Center.
New Jersey won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 2-point spread as favorites. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go UNDER the closing number of 189.5.
Kris Humphries had 16 points for New Jersey and Anthony Morrow chipped in with 15 points. MarShon Brooks had 5 assists for the Nets, while Kris Humphries was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 21 boards.
Toronto got 16 points from James Johnson in a losing cause and another 16 points from Jerryd Bayless. Jerryd Bayless contributed 10 assists for the Raptors, while Amir Johnson had 9 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Toronto were victorious, as the score was 46-41 at the break.
The rebound battle favored New Jersey as they grabbed 48 boards, while Toronto only had 37.
Next game, New Jersey takes its act on the road to face Orlando looking for another win. For Toronto, they head on the road to face Memphis.