Originally written December 07, 2012 on Pro Sports Daily:
NEW YORK -- Mark Jackson grew up 15 blocks from the new Barclays Center, so when Brooklyn's native son brought his Golden State Warriors to face the Brooklyn Nets on Friday night, it was a special moment. "For me, it's great," Jackson said. "My mom was here. My sister was here. I had friends, people who haven't seen in years. To see my mom sitting in the stands was a great blessing. It's good to be home and it's better to leave with a win." After the Warriors stormed back in the second half to topple the hometown Nets, 109-102, the mood in the Golden State locker room was electric. They were hooting, hollering, yelling like a bunch of school kids. "That's part of the reason why we're playing so well," said forward David Lee, who led the Warriors with 30 points and 15 rebounds -- the fifth time Lee reached 30 and 15 in his career. "We have some of the best chemistry around. We have a great group of young guys and so...
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