Orlando, FL (Sports Network) - Brook Lopez produced a double-double with 14
points and 10 rebounds, and the Brooklyn Nets trounced the Orlando Magic,
107-68, at the Amway Center in the opener of a home-and-home series.
Four others scored in double-figures as well for Brooklyn, and despite
injuries to Gerald Wallace and Marshon Brooks, the Nets played their
most complete game of the season, albeit it was against an injury-riddle Magic
Andray Blatche and Jerry Stackhouse fueled the Brooklyn bench, which outscored
Orlando's 55-18. Blatche scored a team-high 15 points and grabbed nine boards
while Stackhouse poured in 11 in his Nets debut.
Starters Deron Williams and Joe Johnson chipped in 12 and 13, respectively,
for the Nets, who led by as many as 39 points in snapping a 10-game losing
streak against the Magic.
Still playing without starters Hedo Turkoglu and Jameer Nelson, the Magic
struggled to get anything done offensively and failed to score 20 points in
E'Twaun Moore dropped a game-high 18 points and Aaron Afflalo netted 12 for
Orlando, which has dropped three straight after winning its first two games.
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