Nets 112, Celtics 107: Spencer Dinwiddie Scores 32 With 11 Assists for Brooklyn

Nets win for sixth time in eight games behind Dinwiddie's double-double

Spencer Dinwddie’s takeover game lifted the Brooklyn Nets to a bounce-back 112-107 win over the Boston Celtics at Barclays Center in the second half of a home-and-home set between the two teams.

Dinwiddie finished with 32 points and 11 assists, shooting 10-for-19 and 6-for-8 from 3-point range as the Nets won for the sixth time in their last eight games.

It was the second 30-point game in the last four for Dinwiddie, who is averaging 23.8 points and 6.6 assists over Brooklyn’s last 12 games.

The Nets carried an 87-81 lead into the fourth quarter, and back-to-back Garrett Temple 3-pointers had them up 95-85 with just under 10 minutes to go.

After Jaylen Brown’s basket for Boston, DeAndre Jordan finished a lob from Temple and Dinwiddie drilled a step-back corner three and fed Jordan for another dunk and a 102-87 lead with 7:14 to go, capping a 13-2 run.

Jarrett Allen posted his fourth straight double-double with 14 points and 11 rebounds.

Taurean Prince had 16 points for the Nets, Joe Harris added 12 and Temple had 11. Jordan grabbed 11 rebounds to go with eight points.

After being outrebounded 55-38 and giving up 19 offensive rebounds on Wednesday, the Nets outrebounded Boston 49-48.

The Nets led by as many as 14 points in the first half before taking a 58-55 lead at halftime.

Brooklyn opened up by making five of its first six shots, including two of three 3-pointers, with a Harris three giving the Nets a quick 12-4 lead. A 9-2 burst featuring three straight Iman Shumpert baskets, the last a 3-pointer, put the Nets up 29-15. They took a 31-24 lead into the second quarter.

The Celtics evened the game at 39 midway through the second quarter before a Dinwiddie takeover pushed Brooklyn back to a double-digit lead. After knocking down a 3-pointer, Dinwiddie added four assists in a two-minute span. The first two set up Prince 3-pointers, with a lob to Jordan following.

Dinwiddie then blocked Boston’s Daniel Theis, scooped up the rebound and fed Theo Pinson up ahead in transition, with a foul and a free throw for a three-point play. A Dzanan Musa 3-pointer made it an 11-2 run and a 56-45 Nets lead. Dinwiddie went into halftime with 13 points on 5-of-8 shooting, including 3-of-4 from 3-point range, plus eight assists with the Nets up by three at the break.

Dinwiddie turned up the scoring with 14 points in the third quarter alone, pushing Brooklyn to a 14-point lead.

A 7-0 burst capped by a Prince dunk off a three-quarter court Dinwiddie assist put the Nets up 71-62 4:30 into the quarter. The Nets stretched that into a 13-2 run, capped by Dinwiddie’s deep pull-up three in transition for a 77-64 lead. After Robert Williams scored for Boston, Dinwiddie stepped around an Allen screen for another triple and a 14-point Nets lead.

But after three Dinwiddie free throws gave the Nets an 83-69 lead, the Celtics rattled off 11 straight points to cut the lead to three and the Nets took an 87-81 lead into the fourth quarter.

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    W 111-104

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