Originally written on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 11/17/14
ORLANDO -- It's hard to tell yet just how good the Brooklyn Nets really are this season because they keep beating the same overmatched team. They should find out more Saturday night in Miami. The Nets hammered the hapless Orlando Magic for the third time this season, 98-86, Friday night by riding their stronger rebounding and superior long-range shooting. The Nets (11-4) won their fifth consecutive game to cap the best November in 10 seasons. The Magic (5-10) lost their third consecutive game. Guard Joe Johnson had 22 points and five assists for the Nets. Forward Gerald Wallace, who hit five of his six 3-point shots, had 20 points. The Magic were led by Glen Davis who had 16 points. While the Magic will begin a five-game West Coast trip on Sunday in Los Angeles, the Nets play Saturday in Miami against the Heat, who should provide a better gauge of how much improved they really are. "We'll see where we really are tomorrow," Nets coach Avery Johnson said after another easy v...
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