Nets vs Raptors Final: 102-98 - Recap
Joe Johnson went off for 29 points and added 0 rebounds leading Brooklyn over Toronto, 102-98, on Friday at Barclays Center.
Brooklyn did not, however, defeat the Raptors against the spread, which closed at 4.5 at most sportsbooks. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go OVER the closing number of 191.5.
Deron Williams had 22 points for Brooklyn and Paul Pierce chipped in with 18 points. Deron Williams had 8 assists for the Nets, while Shaun Livingston was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 6 boards.
The Raptors got a 30-point performance from DeMar DeRozan, who was supported by 17 points from Patrick Patterson. Greivis Vasquez had 6 assists in a losing cause for Toronto, while Jonas Valanciunas grabbed 10 rebounds.
Brooklyn led at halftime, 49-45.
The rebound battle favored Toronto as they grabbed 35 boards, while Brooklyn only had 29.