Boston 93, Brooklyn 101

Date - Wednesday, April 10, 2013 8:00 PM
Location - TD Garden, Boston, Massachusetts
Officials - #33 Sean Corbin, #48 Scott Foster, #58 Josh Tiven
Attendance - 18624

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
Brooklyn 22 31 26 22 101
Boston 21 22 26 24 93

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Brooklyn 46-32 24-15 22-17 W3
Boston 40-38 27-13 13-25 L1

Recap


Nets 101, Celtics 93: Deron Williams had 29 points and 12 assists as visiting Brooklyn moved closer to locking up the No. 4 seed in the Eastern Conference.

Brook Lopez scored 21 points and Joe Johnson added 20 as the Nets moved 3 1/2 games ahead of Chicago and Atlanta with four to play in the race for fourth place and home-court advantage in the opening round of the playoffs.

Paul Pierce scored 23 points to lead the Celtics, who maintained a three-game lead for the No. 7 seed when Milwaukee lost in overtime to Orlando.

Williams scored 11 points in the second quarter when Brooklyn took control of the game, using a late 15-2 burst en route to taking a 53-43 lead into halftime.

The Nets built the advantage to as many as 16 points in the third before the Celtics cut the deficit to 79-69 entering the fourth. Boston was as close as 91-82 with six minutes left before Williams scored six points in a 10-0 spurt to break it open.

GAME NOTEBOOK: Williams hit one 3-pointer to give him 159 on the season, eclipsing the franchise record held by Kerry Kittles (1996-97). ... Fs Jeff Green and Kevin Garnett each scored 11 points for Boston. ... Nets F Reggie Evans had only one point but grabbed 14 rebounds for his 15th straight game with double-digit boards.

Top Game Performances

Brooklyn   Boston
Deron Williams 29 Scoring Paul Pierce 23
Deron Williams 12 Assists Jordan Crawford 4
Reggie Evans 14 Rebounds Shavlik Randolph 9
Deron Williams 10 Free Throws Made Paul Pierce 6
Andray Blatche 2 Steals Avery Bradley 1
Brook Lopez 2 Blocks Brandon Bass 1

Team Stats Summary

Team Points FG% 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals Turnovers
Brooklyn 101 45.9 8-19 25-28 19 39 3 8 14
Boston 93 45.7 6-16 13-17 20 37 2 4 13

Upcoming Games

  • Boston will play their next game on the road against Miami. The Celtics have a W/L % of .550 after a win and .474 after a loss.
  • Brooklyn will play their next game on the road against Indiana . The Nets have a W/L % of .600 after a win and .576 after a loss.