Portland vs Brooklyn Wrap - Brooklyn Wins 98-85
Joe Johnson scored 21 points leading the Nets to a 98-85 victory over Portland at Barclays Center on Sunday.
Brooklyn was a favorite by 7.5 points and came through with an ATS victory for bettors. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 193.5.
Deron Williams had 15 points for Brooklyn and Brook Lopez chipped in with 15 points. Deron Williams had 12 assists for the Nets, while Reggie Evans was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 14 boards.
The Trail Blazers got a 20-point performance from Wesley Matthews, who was supported by 19 points from J.J. Hickson. Damian Lillard had 7 assists in a losing cause for Portland, while J.J. Hickson grabbed 10 rebounds.
The Nets hit the break trailing 50-46 before taking care of business in the second half.
The rebound battle favored Brooklyn as they grabbed 48 boards, while Portland only had 34.
Brooklyn heads into a battle against the Knicks. Portland, meanwhile, will have their next action against Detroit.