113   93
Game 34 · January 5, 2013 · Barclays Center · Brooklyn
Ben Couch · (@viewfromcouch)
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Kings 31 16 25 21 93
NETS 36 29 23 25 113
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By Brian Mahoney, Associated Press
BROOKLYN—Brook Lopez scored 18 points in 17 minutes to lead six players in double figures, and the Brooklyn Nets got a nice effort from their reserves in beating the Sacramento Kings 113-93 on Saturday night for their third straight victory.

One night after needing two overtimes to escape with a 115-113 victory in Washington, the Nets made sure the starters weren't too taxed. Deron Williams and Joe Johnson both scored 15 points, but neither had to play even 30 minutes.

Reserves MarShon Brooks and Andray Blatche each scored 15 points and Mirza Teletovic had a career-best 14 as the Nets scored a season-high 65 points in the first half and improved to 5-1 under interim coach P.J. Carlesimo.

Read the full AP Game Recap on NBA.com.





Brooklyn Nets

G · Deron Williams G · Joe Johnson F · Gerald Wallace F · Reggie Evans C · Brook Lopez
NOTES
Jerry Stackhouse (sore right hamstring) is QUESTIONABLE.
Kris Humphries (sprained left ankle) is OUT.

SACRAMENTO KINGS

G · Isaiah Thomas G ·Francisco Garcia F · John Salmons F · Jason Thompson C · DeMarcus Cousins
NOTES
Marcus Thornton (sprained left ankle) is DAY-TO-DAY.
Tyreke Evans (sore left knee) is OUT.



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Mirza Teletovic
14 PTS, 6 REB, 2 AST
5-10 FGs, 2-5 3Ps, 2-2 FTs




P.J. Carlesimo
"I'm as encouraged about the blocked shot and the rebounds. It's good to see (Mirza) make shots, but there's never been any doubt that he could make shots. He might've been going through a little adjustment, but we were never worried about 'Can he make shots?'"




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