Nets top Knicks in battle of New York

Brooklyn, NY ( – Deron Williams had 29 points and six
assists as the Brooklyn Nets routed the New York Knicks 110-99 on Friday

Brook Lopez posted 20 points and nine rebounds, while Joe Johnson added 18
points and seven boards for the Nets, who have won three of their last four
games since dropping their opener at Boston.

Brooklyn was 14-of-24 from beyond the arc.

Carmelo Anthony netted 19 points, but was just 5-of-20 from the field for New
York, which has lost three in a row.

After Cole Aldrich’s layup pulled the Knicks within 37-30 midway through the
second, Brooklyn went on an 11-2 run to seize control of the contest.

Williams netted five points during the surge and Mirza Teletovic, who added
four, capped it with a layup to increase the Nets’ advantage to 48-32.

Brooklyn led by at least double digits the rest of the way.

It took a 55-42 cushion into the break and headed into the fourth with an
86-68 spread.

The Nets led by as many as 22 in the final frame.

Game Notes

Brooklyn shot 51.4 percent (38-of-74) from the field … Teletovic finished
with 18 points off the bench … The Knicks shot 41.1 percent (37-of-90) …
Brooklyn tallied 16 points off 15 New York turnovers.