Posted November 25, 2012 on AP on Fox
It didn't take long for the Nets to start feeling at home at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn. The Portland Trail Blazers won't be playing at home for a while. Brooklyn looks to extend its best home start in a decade on Sunday when Portland opens a season-high seven-game trip. After going 9-24 at home last season when based in New Jersey, the new-look Nets (7-4) have won five of six in Brooklyn following Friday's 86-76 victory over the Los Angeles Clippers. Off to its best home start since opening 18-1 in 2002-03, Brooklyn limited the Clippers to 10 second-half field goals and is now holding opponents to 87.0 points per game on 41.5 percent shooting during its four-game home winning streak. "I was talking to MarShon (Brooks) on the bench, I was like, 'Man, we're just getting stop after stop,'" center Brook Lopez said Friday. "And you know we started converting on the other end, and that was huge for us.'' Lopez is a major reason the Nets are eyeing their first 5-0 stretch at ho...
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