Recap - Nets Defeat Cleveland 114-101
|Recap - Nets Defeat Cleveland 114-101|
Deron Williams scored 26 points and added 10 assists for a double-double, leading Brooklyn over Cleveland, 114-101, on Tuesday at Barclays Center.
Brooklyn was a favorite by 5.5 points and came through with an ATS victory for bettors. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 196.5.
Joe Johnson had 25 points for Brooklyn and Brook Lopez chipped in with 23 points. Deron Williams had 10 assists for the Nets, while Reggie Evans was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 8 boards.
The Cavaliers got a 35-point performance from Anderson Varejao, who was supported by 34 points from Kyrie Irving. Kyrie Irving had 8 assists in a losing cause for Cleveland, while Anderson Varejao grabbed 18 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Brooklyn were victorious, as the score was 64-42 at the break.
Brooklyn won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 39-35.
Next game, Brooklyn takes its act home to face Boston looking for another win. For Cleveland, they head home to face Dallas.