Dinwiddie stars as Nets defeat Celtics


Spencer Dinwiddie collected 32 factors and 11 assists because the Brooklyn Nets led a lot of the approach and recorded a 112-107 victory over the Boston Celtics on Friday afternoon in New York.

Nov 29, 2019; Brooklyn, NY, USA; Brooklyn Nets guard Spencer Dinwiddie (eight) defends towards Boston Celtics guard Kemba Walker (eight) as he dribbles the ball in the course of the second half at Barclays Middle. Necessary Credit score: Andy Marlin-USA TODAY Sports activities

The Nets improved to 6-2 with out Kyrie Irving, who continued to get better from a proper shoulder impingement. After getting remedy Wednesday when the Nets misplaced 121-110 in Boston, Irving watched from the bench as Dinwiddie continued to supply.

Dinwiddie posted his eighth profession sport with 30 factors and third profession sport with a minimum of 30 factors and 10 assists. He shot 10 of 19 and hit six Three-pointers as Brooklyn shot 46.2 p.c, made 17 Three-pointers and recorded its third straight residence win over Boston.

In response to basketball-reference.com, Dinwiddie grew to become the primary Nets’ participant to get 30 factors and 10 assists since Stephon Marbury on Feb. eight, 2000, on the Meadowlands in East Rutherford, N.J and the fifth participant in franchise historical past to take action.

Jayson Tatum scored 26 to steer the Celtics, who’re 2-Four since their 10-game successful streak.

Dinwiddie reached 30 factors for the third time this season when he hit a nook Three-pointer with eight minutes left to offer Brooklyn a 100-87 lead. He then linked with DeAndre Jordan on an alley-oop dunk 46 seconds later for a 102-87 edge and Brooklyn (10-9) made sufficient performs down the stretch to return over .500 for the second time this season.

The Celtics have been inside 111-107 on a layup by Kemba Walker with 28.eight seconds left however Garrett Temple hit a free throw with 12.1 seconds left to ice it and the sport ended after Walker and Marcus Sensible missed Three-pointers within the ultimate seconds.

All 5 starters reached double figures for the Nets, who overcame committing 20 turnovers.

Taurean Prince added 16, Jarrett Allen contributed 14 and 11 boards whereas Temple and Joe Harris chipped in 12 apiece.

Two nights after scoring 39 factors, Walker was held to 17 on 6-of-19 taking pictures and missed seven of eight from Three-point vary,

The Nets sprinted to a 14-point lead late within the opening quarter and settled for a 58-55 lead after Tatum hit two late Three-pointers. The Nets ripped off a 16-Four run to and held an 83-69 lead with Three:54 left within the third after Dinwiddie hit three free throws after hitting Three-pointers on the earlier two possessions.

Boston countered with 14-Four spurt and was inside 87-81 going into the fourth however consecutive Three-pointers by Temple pushed Brooklyn’s result in 95-85 a little bit over two minutes into the fourth.

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