Originally posted on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 2/1/13
NEW YORK -- The Brooklyn Nets were struggling against an undermanned Chicago Bulls squad and trailed by as many as six points in the third quarter. Desperate to do something, interim Nets head coach P.J. Carlesimo turned to his bench and got solid performances from MarShon Brooks and Andray Blatche. Blatche had all 11 of his points in the fourth period and Brooks added nine of his 13, giving the Nets the much-needed boost to get past the Bulls, 93-89, Friday night at the Barclays Center. "I was just trying to be aggressive and let the game come to me," said Brooks, who scored seven straight points to start the fourth quarter, giving the Nets the lead for good. "If I could drive, I drive. If I had the shot, I'd shoot it. I got a couple of baskets early and make one tough shot that gave me confidence." The Nets entered the fourth quarter, trailing 67-63, but then Brooks made a driving shot and followed it with a 27-foot bomb, giving the Nets a 68-67 lead. After the teams trade...
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