New Orleans 97, Brooklyn 101

Date - Tuesday, February 26, 2013 8:00 PM
Location - New Orleans Arena, New Orleans, Louisiana
Officials - #29 Mark Lindsay, #41 Ken Mauer, #44 Eli Roe
Attendance - 12651

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
Brooklyn 31 26 16 28 101
New Orleans 20 21 24 32 97

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Brooklyn 34-24 20-12 14-12 W1
New Orleans 20-38 10-18 10-20 L1

Recap


Nets 101, Hornets 97:
Deron Williams scored Brooklyn’s final 11 points and finished with 33 points and eight assists as the Nets upended host New Orleans.

Brook Lopez added 20 points and four blocked shots to help the Nets snap a two-game losing skid and send the Hornets to their fourth loss in five games.

Greivis Vasquez had 20 points, eight rebounds and seven assists and Robin Lopez scored 14 points for the Hornets. Top overall pick Anthony Davis departed in the third quarter with a left shoulder injury.

New Orleans rallied back from a 16-point halftime deficit to cut Brooklyn’s lead to four with four minutes to play. A 3-pointer by Williams gave the Nets a 93-84 lead with 1:23 to play, but the Hornets pulled within 95-92 on Ryan Anderson’s 3-pointer with 19.3 seconds left before Williams hit six straight free throws to help Brooklyn hold on.

Brooklyn led by as many as 22 points in the first half en route to a 57-41 halftime lead. New Orleans rallied to within eight points entering the final stanza.

GAME NOTEBOOK:  Nets G Joe Johnson (foot) missed his third consecutive game. … The Hornets dropped to 10-18 at home. … Twin brothers Brook and Robin Lopez started against each other for the first time in their five-year NBA careers.

Top Game Performances

Brooklyn   New Orleans
Deron Williams 33 Scoring Greivis Vasquez 20
Deron Williams 8 Assists Greivis Vasquez 7
Brook Lopez 7 Rebounds Greivis Vasquez 8
Deron Williams 9 Free Throws Made Robin Lopez 4
Andray Blatche 1 Steals Greivis Vasquez 3
Brook Lopez 4 Blocks Al-Farouq Aminu 2

Team Stats Summary

Team Points FG% 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals Turnovers
Brooklyn 101 48.7 12-20 15-18 28 41 9 3 14
New Orleans 97 46.0 5-14 12-15 22 38 8 8 8

Upcoming Games

  • New Orleans will play their next game on the road against Oklahoma City. The Hornets have a W/L % of .333 after a win and .351 after a loss.
  • Brooklyn will play their next game at home against Dallas. The Nets have a W/L % of .636 after a win and .520 after a loss.