NETS Game Center (Preseason Game One)
December 17, 2011
Knicks beat Nets 92-83 in preseason opener
NEWARK, N.J.—Carmelo Anthony scored 17 points in three quarters, rookie Iman Shumpert added 16, and the New York Knicks beat the New Jersey Nets 92-83 on Saturday in the preseason opener for both teams. Brook Lopez and Anthony Morrow each scored 15 for the Nets, but All-Star guard Deron Williams shot just 4 of 12 and scored nine.
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|15 PTS, 11 REB
5-11 FG, 5-10 FT
|On his confidence in rookie MarShon Brooks:
"We want him to make plays off the dribble – I don’t even mind if he takes a bad shot. I want him to be aggressive so offensively I thought he did exactly what new needed him to do."