Brooklyn Defeats Dallas 107-104 - Recap
The Nets grabbed a 107-104 win over the Mavericks on Sunday, behind a 22-point effort from Joe Johnson at American Airlines Center.
Brooklyn was the ATS victor, as they covered the 5-point spread as an underdog. Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 204.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Brooklyn got 20 points from Marcus Thornton and another 15 points from Paul Pierce. Paul Pierce contributed 3 assists, while Shaun Livingston cleaned the glass with 7 rebounds.
Dallas got 32 points from Monta Ellis in a losing cause and another 12 points from Shawn Marion. Devin Harris contributed 6 assists for the Mavericks, while Samuel Dalembert had 15 rebounds.
The Nets hit the break trailing 48-41 before taking care of business in the second half.
Dallas had a 52-47 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.
Next game, Brooklyn takes its act on the road to face New Orleans looking for another win. For Dallas, they head home to face Oklahoma City.