Found January 15, 2013 on Pro Sports Daily:
NEW YORK -- P.J. Carlesimo took a glance at the final stat sheet after his Nets won for the seventh straight time and ninth time out of 10 under his watch, and he marveled at the fact that Brooklyn indeed defeated the Toronto Raptors. "We beat a very good team," Carlesimo said after the Nets' 113-106 victory Tuesday night at the Barclays Center in a game they easily could have lost. "I told the team that we allowed Toronto to shoot 49 percent from the floor, 54 (percent) from (3-point range) and 89 percent from the line. We were outrebounded (41-34), and we still managed to win the game." Maybe that's just part of the incredible karma that Brooklyn (23-15) has going under Carlesimo, who took over for Avery Johnson last month. The Nets' fortunes turned around totally after the coaching change. "We're having a great time out there," said Joe Johnson, one of three Nets to score more than 20 points, totaling 21. "We're all fee...

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