VIDEO – Nets Recap: #Nets 97 – #Sixers 106

Updated: March 11, 2013

Nets 97– Sixers 106

Nets came out a bit slow but Brook Lopez and Deron Williams immediately got them on a 10-0 run to lead 12-6.  The Nets ran their sets flawlessly in the quarter. Lopez was on fire shooting fade away jumpers and hitting for 14 points in the quarter on 7-9 shooting. Nets led 28-24 after one.

As usual the Bench Mob started the second and kept the offense flowing.  The Sixers made enough shots to keep it close at 35-30 Nets.  Brooklyn chants rained down in Philly midway through the second.  Dorell Wright hit a couple of threes and had 10 points for the Sixers to get them a Spencer hawes Sixers yells43-41 lead with two to play.  Sixers shooting 54 percent from the field and went on a 7-0 run.    Sixers lead at half 53-46.  Lopez ended with 16 points and Williams had 5 points, 9 assists to go with 4 rebounds.

Williams started the second half with a 3-pointers and a Nets 5-0 run.  Nets defense was awful to start the third and they quickly went down 67-58 with six minutes gone by.  Sixers hit 12 of 17 shots in a good offensive stretch.  Sixers take their biggest lead of the game with a Spencer Hawes jumper. Up 10 pts, 74-64 late third.  Williams put the Nets on his back tonight with 14 points in the third. Nets fight back from 14 down to trail 82-75 after three.  Sixers still shooting 56 percent which is UNACCEPTABLE.

[blockquote]PJ – We just didn’t defend and play with the same edge we did the last two games. We didn’t deserve to win.[/blockquote]

Williams just scored his 10,000th career point to give him 23 for the game early fourth.  Nets down 88-83 with 8 to play and Williams scorching hot.  Nets dominating the boards. They’ve got 41 rebounds (17 off 24 def) vs 28 rebounds (9 off 19 def) for #Sixers. Reggie Evans leads with 8 rebounds.  Nets down 91-87.   The Nets simply could not get a stop and allowed the awful shooting Sixers to pick them apart.  Sixers up 102-96 with under a minute to play.  Nets shot 3 of their last 13 and gave away a huge divisional game to the Sixers 106-97.

Williams ended with 27 points, 13 assist and 6 rebounds.


Points – Lopez & Blatche 18

Rebounds – Lopez & Evans 9

Assists – Williams 6

GAME CHANGER: The Nets allowed the horrid shooting Sixers to outscore them 29-18 in the second quarter.   The Sixers had their highest point total in almost two months with 106.

STAT OF THE GAMEDeron Williams  reaches the 10,000-point club with point No. 23 in the fourth quarter.

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