Oklahoma City, OK (Sports Network) - Joe Johnson, Brook Lopez and the Brooklyn
Nets got out to a fast start and held off a late Thunder run to snap Oklahoma
City's lengthy home winning streak in a 110-93 decision on Wednesday.
Johnson made five of Brooklyn's nine 3-pointers and netted a season-high 33
points, while Lopez added 25 in putting an end to the Nets' seven-game skid
against the Thunder.
Deron Williams totaled 19 points, 13 assists and five steals for the Nets, who
improved to 3-1 under interim head coach P.J. Carlesimo.
Oklahoma City, which had won 12 straight at Chesapeake Energy Arena, pulled
even after trailing by as many as 23 in the first half, but got outscored 25-8
over the final seven minutes.
Kevin Durant led the way with 27 points, but was ejected for the first time in
his career after getting hit with two technical fouls during the Nets' final
push. Russell Westbrook chipped in 26 points and 10 assists, but committed six
of the club's 20 turnovers.
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