By Nick Ziegler (@Ziggy26x)
March 21st, 2014
Boston Celtics vs. Brooklyn Nets Post Game Recap
Final Score: Celtics 98 Nets 114
The Brooklyn Nets sporting their nice alternative blue and grey jerseys were able to pick up their 11th straight victory at the Barclays Center on Friday night against the Boston Celtics. The win moves the Nets to just 1.5 games behind the Toronto Raptors with a (36-31) record, as the Oklahoma City Thunder helped the Nets out by beating the Raptors in double overtime behind 51 points from Kevin Durant.
Player of the Game: Joe Johnson
In the blowout win for the Nets their starters didn’t have to play much, but when Joe Johnson was on the court he was on fire. Johnson played the most of any starter, playing 30 minutes, which led to him having a team-high 27 points on 10 for 16 shooting, including going an outstanding six of eight from three-point range. Johnson added four assists and two rebounds to go along with his big scoring performance.