BROOKLYN, New York — Lou Williams scored 20 points led seven players from the LA Clippers (29-26) to reach double digits in the scoring column as they defeated the Brooklyn Nets on Monday night 114-101 at Barclays Arena – for its in its fourth win in five games.
“Like I told them after the game, there will be a night where only two guys get big numbers and we win, and there’ll be nights where five, six, seven, eight guys will score in double figures and we win,” Doc Rivers said. “Doesn’t matter, as long as we win.”
The Clippers started off the game nailing 19 of their first 26 shots. As a squad, Doc Rivers and company shot 56.5 percent from the floor on the night.
The Clippers got a double-double from DeAndre Jordan who had 16 points and 17 rebounds. Austin Rivers had 17 points. Danilo Gallinari added 16 points and reserve Montrezl Harrell contributed 15 points on 6-for-6 shooting. They will face Boston on Wednesday.
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D’Angelo Russell and Joe Harris each scored 16 for the Nets. ´
“We couldn’t stop them. We never found a solution to stopping them,” Nets coach Kenny Atkinson said. “They got downhill on us. We knew we had to keep them out of the paint and we never did. That was the story of the game. We couldn’t stop them.”
They will host the Indiana Pacers on Wednesday.
Written by Andrew Mitchell for Woodlawn Post Sports