New York vs Brooklyn Wrap - Brooklyn Wins 96-89
Brook Lopez scored 22 points and chipped in with 11 rebounds for Brooklyn on Monday, leading the Nets to a 96-89 victory over New York at Barclays Center.
Bettors who backed the Nets were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as an underdog of 1 at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 192.5.
Brooklyn got 16 points from Gerald Wallace and another 16 points from Deron Williams. Deron Williams contributed 14 assists, while Reggie Evans cleaned the glass with 14 rebounds.
New York got 35 points from Carmelo Anthony in a losing cause and another 28 points from Tyson Chandler. Raymond Felton contributed 5 assists for the Knicks, while Carmelo Anthony had 13 rebounds.
The Nets hit the break trailing 47-45 before taking care of business in the second half.
Brooklyn looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Celtics. The Knicks will aim to get back on the winning track at Milwaukee.