WJBD Radio

Images

Now Playing

Local Sports

WJBD - Local Sports - Nets Bench Too Much for Bulls

Nets Bench Too Much for Bulls

NEW YORK (AP) - Brook Lopez scored 20 points through three quarters, then the Brooklyn Nets turned to their bench to beat the short-handed Chicago Bulls 93-89 on Friday night.

Andray Blatche scored all of his 11 points in the fourth quarter and MarShon Brooks had nine of his 13 as the reserves scored the Nets' first 20 points. A starter didn't score until Joe Johnson's 3-pointer gave Brooklyn an 86-80 lead with 2 minutes to play.

Johnson finished with 13 points for the Nets, who bounced back from a loss to Miami on Wednesday by beating another top Eastern Conference team.

Luol Deng scored 18 points and Taj Gibson had 16 points and nine rebounds for the Bulls, who played without starters Joakim Noah, Carlos Boozer and Kirk Hinrich while losing for just the third time in 11 games.

See other LocalSports news:

South Central Snaps Losing Skid With Win Over Vandals....Prep Baseball Roundup
Salem Lady Cats Drop Another One-Run Game...Prep Softball Roundup
Riley & Isaak Win Again
Blackhawks blank Blues 2-0 in Game 3
Wood homers, allows 1 run in Cubs' win




This Site logo