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NBA: Brooklyn 98, Portland 85

Nov. 25, 2012 at 6:05 PM   |   Comments

NEW YORK, Nov. 25 (UPI) -- Joe Johnson's 21 points led a parade of five Brooklyn players scoring in double figures Sunday and the Nets pulled away for a 98-85 victory over Portland.

Deron Williams contributed 15 and 12 assists as Brooklyn recorded a second straight victory.

Brook Lopez (15 points, eight rebounds) and Kris Humphries (14, 10) helped out with double-doubles, and Andray Blatche provided 13 points and eight boards for Brooklyn.

The Trail Blazers, meanwhile, began a seven-game road trip on a losing note despite 20 points from Wesley Matthews.

J.J. Hickson donated 19 and 10 rebounds for Portland.

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