Brooklyn 113, Cleveland 95

Date - Wednesday, April 3, 2013 7:00 PM
Location - Quicken Loans Arena, Cleveland, Ohio
Officials - #19 James Capers, #75 Eric Dalen, #23 Jason Phillips
Attendance - 14863

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
Brooklyn 28 38 29 18 113
Cleveland 20 16 32 27 95

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Brooklyn 43-31 22-14 21-17 W1
Cleveland 22-52 13-24 9-28 L10

Recap


Nets 113, Cavaliers 95: MarShon Brooks scored a career-high 27 points and visiting Brooklyn shot the lights out in the first half in its blowout win of Cleveland.

Deron Williams added 24 points and eight assists as the Nets bolted to a 30-point halftime lead to maintain their hold on fourth place in the Eastern Conference and send the skidding Cavaliers to their 10th consecutive defeat.

Kyrie Irving and Marreese Speights scored 16 points apiece for the Cavaliers, who have lost all three meetings with Brooklyn this season.

Brooks, who buried his first 10 shots in his first start of the season, combined with Williams for 37 first-half points as the Nets rolled to a 66-36 lead. Brooklyn shot 73 percent in the half and was 15-of-18 the second quarter.

C.J. Watson hit three 3-pointers in a game-breaking 22-4 run in the second quarter and finished with 12 points for the Nets, who went 5-3 on their season-long eight-game road trip.

GAME NOTEBOOK: Nets F Reggie Evans pulled down 18 rebounds - his 11th straight game with double-digit boards - and is averaging 19 over the past four games. ... Cleveland's 10-game losing streak is its longest since its record 26-game skid in 2010-11. ... Nets G Joe Johnson (heel), who has also been battling a sore quadriceps, was sidelined for his fifth consecutive game and F Gerald Wallace (foot) also sat out.

Top Game Performances

Brooklyn   Cleveland
MarShon Brooks 27 Scoring Kyrie Irving 16
Deron Williams 8 Assists Kyrie Irving 6
Reggie Evans 18 Rebounds Marreese Speights 10
Brook Lopez 6 Free Throws Made Kyrie Irving 5
Reggie Evans 2 Steals Wayne Ellington 2
Brook Lopez 2 Blocks Kyrie Irving 1

Team Stats Summary

Team Points FG% 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals Turnovers
Brooklyn 113 56.6 10-21 17-22 31 44 4 6 19
Cleveland 95 38.2 4-14 23-26 18 36 4 8 11

Upcoming Games

  • Cleveland will play their next game on the road against Boston. The Cavaliers have a W/L % of .318 after a win and .288 after a loss.
  • Brooklyn will play their next game at home against Chicago. The Nets have a W/L % of .595 after a win and .562 after a loss.