Originally written on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 3/29/14
For the Nets these days, there’s no place like home. After dropping back-to-back overtime games on the road earlier this week, the Nets returned to Brooklyn on Friday night and did what they have been doing inside Barclays Center for two months now: winning basketball games. Thanks to 17 first-quarter points from Paul Pierce, the Nets jumped on top early, never trailed and pulled away to an easy 108-97 victory over the Cavaliers in front of a sellout crowd of 17,732, giving them their 12th straight win at home. “We’re playing well at home,” said Deron Williams, who finished with 13 points and five assists, and also threw down his second dunk of the season on a breakaway in the third quarter. “We talk about that every time we win at home, so hopefully we can keep [the streak] going. “It definitely feels like we have a home-court advantage this year.” The Nets (38-33) haven’t lost at home since Oklahoma City beat them on Jan. 31 — two days before the Seahawks won Super Bowl XLVII...
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