Found January 06, 2013 on isportsweb.com:
PLAYERS: Joe Johnson
TEAMS: Brooklyn Nets
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After a rocky December that saw the Brooklyn Nets go 5-11, and fire coach Avery Johnson in the process, the Nets started the New Year with 3 wins, dropping Oklahoma City 110-93 in OKC, holding off lowly Washington 115-113 in 2 OT, and scorching the Kings, 113-93 last night. This moves the Nets to 3-0 in the New Year, and more importantly, 5-1 under interim coach PJ Carlesimo, with the lone loss coming New Year’s Eve to San Antonio. The firing of Avery Johnson has definitely given this team a spark, as they have won 5 of 6, and 3 in a row for the first time since mid-November. They have done it with dominating offense and spectacular defense. They have allowed 93 points in regulation each of their past 3 games. The Washington game ended with a 4th quarter score of 93-93, so even though they scored 113 against the Nets, it took 2OT for the Wizards to get there. Joe Johnson played a big part in the Nets’ recent success. In the OKC game, the Nets rattled the Thunder so much that Kevin D...
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