Nets crushes New York Knicks for 3rd straight preseason victory
Despite the inefficiency from beyond the arc (14-33), Brooklyn Nets still found their outside shooting as a dagger to finish off New York Knicks who shot at only 4 out of their 15 attempts from beyond the arc.
Brooklyn Nets said Hello to the Guest Team New York Knicks with a nice welcome as D’Angelo Russel opens up the scoreboard with a swift alley-oop layup play from Jeremy Lin. First Quarter ended at 36-24 with the Nets in full control.
New York Knicks awakened at the start of the 2nd quarter as Kyle O’ Quinn makes 2 consecutive unanswered baskets plus a 3 point play by Willy Hernangomez. Approaching the halfway mark of the 2nd quarter, Knicks are only 5-points behind at 35-40. Nets still took control before its too late, starting an 8 to nothing run. 2nd quarter ended with Nets holding on to their domination, 59-41.
Nets even pulled away further in the 3rd, whilst the Knicks running out of steam to go on. Brooklyn Nets is looking to end the game even faster than the final buzzer, 3rd quarter ended 83-62. A breakaway 4th quarter consequently occurred, Knicks were left behind so far that they fail to catch up anymore. Nets devastated the guest team completely, 117-83.
Nets 117 – Russel 16, Carrol 12, Mozgov 11, Hollis-Jefferson 7, Lin 7, bench – 54
Knicks 83 – Hernandez 17, Hardaway 13, Porzingis 6, Jack 6, Lee 5 bench - 36
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