Found February 27, 2013 on Brooklyn Balling:
Finally, we can give D-Will the game-ball in a Nets win   It wasn't easy and it wasn't pretty, but it was a win. Snapping a two-game losing streak--and finally beating a Southwest Division opponent--the Brooklyn Nets held on to beat the New Orleans Hornets this evening in the Big Easy. Brooklyn held a 22-point lead at one point in the second quarter but watched it slip away gradually throughout the end of the first half and the beginning of the second. Then, with the Hornets perpetually sticking around, the Nets kept hitting shots to keep their lead afloat and after a few dagger shots from Deron Williams, finally put away a pesky New Orleans team.  Some other observations I had from the game: Probably best game of D-Will's season, even though he hurt his wrist in the third quarter (would return later). Used his swagger-step (made-up term by me) often to get by Greivis Vasquez, who had no shot of sticking with him tonight. Hit a bunch of threes, wh...
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