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NBA: Brooklyn 114, Cleveland 101

Nov. 13, 2012 at 10:40 PM

NEW YORK, Nov. 13 (UPI) -- Deron Williams, Joe Johnson and Brook Lopez combined for 74 points Tuesday and the Brooklyn Nets rode a hot-shooting second quarter to a 114-101 win Cleveland.

Williams finished with 26 points and 10 assists.

Johnson added 25 points, including nine during the big frame when the Nets outscored the Cavaliers 35-12.

Lopez helped out with 23 points as the Nets cruised to their third straight win and improved to 3-1 at their new Barclays Center home.

Cleveland, meanwhile, dropped its fourth consecutive game despite 35 points and 18 rebounds from Anderson Varejao.

Kyrie Irving also had a big night for the Cavs, firing in a career-high 34 points to go with eight assists.

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