Atlanta vs Brooklyn Wrap - Brooklyn Wins 91-86
Joe Johnson scored 23 points leading the Nets to a 91-86 victory over Atlanta at Barclays Center on Monday.
Bettors who backed the Nets were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as a favorite of 1.5 at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 195.5.
Mirza Teletovic had 16 points for Brooklyn and Alan Anderson chipped in with 14 points. Joe Johnson had 4 assists for the Nets, while Kevin Garnett was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 10 boards.
Atlanta got 16 points from Jeff Teague in a losing cause and another 16 points from Paul Millsap. Kyle Korver contributed 6 assists for the Hawks, while Kyle Korver had 7 rebounds.
Brooklyn trailed at halftime, 52-46.
Brooklyn won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 43-39.
Next game, Brooklyn takes its act home to face Golden State looking for another win. For Atlanta, they head home to face Indiana.