Originally posted on Brooklyn Balling  |  Last updated 11/5/13
Brook obliterated a Utah frontcourt sorely missing Al Jefferson and Paul Millsap, who are playing in Charlotte and Atlanta respectively After an extremely disappointing loss to the Magic two days ago, the Brooklyn Nets finally got an easy win as they blew out the Utah Jazz at Barclays tonight. Severely handicapped by injuries, the Jazz were simply no match for a Nets team which hit 51% of its field goals (compared to just 38% for Utah). Former Nets Richard Jefferson and Derrick Favors combined for just eight points on 3-15 shooting as Gordon Hayward (22 points) and Enes Kanter (21) led the way for coach Tyrone Corbin's team. Long Frenchman Rudy Gobert, a rookie, grabbed 11 rebounds but missed all four shots he took and went scoreless. Brook Lopez was the star of the game, though, scoring a game-high 27 points on 10-13 to go with seven rebounds in 25 minutes. The Nets looked to Brook early and often, as he deeply outplayed Favors and Kanter down low. The young fo...
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