Brooklyn, NY (Sports Network) - Deron Williams had a first quarter to remember
and finished with a Nets record 11 3-pointers, as Brooklyn cruised past the
Washington Wizards, 95-78, at Barclays Center.
Williams set an NBA record with nine 3-pointers in the first half, including a
7-for-7 effort in the game's first eight minutes.
Behind Williams' 42-point effort, the Nets led by as many as 27 and ended a
three-game skid at home with relative ease despite scoring just 36 points in
the second half.
Reggie Evans pulled down a career-high 24 rebounds and, along with Brook
Lopez, was Brooklyn's next highest scorer with 11 points.
The Wizards have dropped two in a row since star rookie Bradley Beal went down
with an ankle injury. Unlike Williams, they were 3-of-17 from behind the arc
and shot 36 percent overall. John Wall led the way with 16 points, while Nene
and Kevin Seraphin chipped in 11 apiece in the setback.
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