Found December 29, 2012 on Pro Sports Daily:
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NEW YORK -- Maybe it's a new coach. Perhaps his oft-injured right foot has fully healed. Whatever the reason, Brook Lopez is playing the best basketball of his career and had his best game of the year Saturday night, leading the Brooklyn Nets to a 103-100 victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers at the Barclays Center. "I think it's more of a mindset," said Lopez, who had his third straight double-double, scoring a season-high 35 points and grabbing 11 rebounds. "I'm just trying to be more aggressive. We want to continue to play this way. As a team, we've tried to reunite together as a unit and come together as one." Lopez, who had 26 points and 11 rebounds in a win over Charlotte on Friday, gave interim coach P.J. Carlesimo his second straight win. Carlesimo was elevated to coach Thursday when Avery Johnson was fired. "P.J. keeps harping on me to get closer to the basket and I'm listening to him," Lopez said. "It's huma...
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