Boston vs Brooklyn Recap - Nets Win 114-98
The Nets got a 27-point performance from Joe Johnson as Brooklyn ran past Boston 114-98 on Friday at Barclays Center.
Brooklyn won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 8.5-point spread as favorites. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go OVER the closing number of 197.5.
Mason Plumlee had 18 points for Brooklyn and Paul Pierce chipped in with 14 points. Shaun Livingston had 6 assists for the Nets, while Shaun Livingston was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 7 boards.
Boston got 28 points from Avery Bradley in a losing cause and another 16 points from Jeff Green. Rajon Rondo contributed 12 assists for the Celtics, while Kris Humphries had 8 rebounds.
The Nets hit the break leading 64-54 before taking care of business in the second half.
Brooklyn had a 39-37 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.
Brooklyn heads into a battle against the Mavericks. Boston, meanwhile, will have their next action against Toronto.