New Jersey Defeats Toronto 137-136 - Recap
The Nets got a 34-point performance from Brook Lopez as New Jersey handed Toronto a 137-136 defeat on Saturday at O2 Arena.
Bettors who backed the Nets were disappointed, as they failed to cover the closing number of 2. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 205.5.
Sasha Vujacic had 25 points for New Jersey and Deron Williams chipped in with 21 points. Deron Williams had 18 assists for the Nets, while Kris Humphries was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 17 boards.
The Raptors got a 35-point performance from Andrea Bargnani, who was supported by 30 points from DeMar DeRozan. Jose Calderon had 9 assists in a losing cause for Toronto, while Ed Davis grabbed 15 rebounds.
The Nets hit the break leading 65-62 before taking care of business in the second half.
New Jersey had a 62-54 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.
New Jersey heads into a battle against the Warriors. Toronto, meanwhile, will have their next action against Utah.