Recap - Nets Defeat New York 103-80
The battle between the Nets and Knicks didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as New York was handed a 103-80 defeat on Monday at Madison Square Garden.
Brooklyn was the ATS victor, as they covered the 1.5-point spread as a favorite. Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 192.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Joe Johnson had 25 points for Brooklyn and Andray Blatche chipped in with 19 points. Paul Pierce had 5 assists for the Nets, while Andray Blatche was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 12 boards.
New York got 26 points from Carmelo Anthony in a losing cause and another 15 points from J.R. Smith. Raymond Felton contributed 6 assists for the Knicks, while Carmelo Anthony had 12 rebounds.
Brooklyn led at halftime, 52-38.
Brooklyn looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Magic. The Knicks will aim to get back on the winning track vs Philadelphia.