NEW YORK, Jan. 15 (UPI) -- Brook Lopez
and Deron Williams
combined for 43 points Tuesday and the streaking Brooklyn Nets took a seventh straight win, 113-106 over Toronto.
Lopez netted 22 points and hauled down nine rebounds while Williams contributed 21 points and seven assists for the Nets, who remained undefeated in 2013.
Joe Johnson also supplied 21 points for Brooklyn, which improved to 9-1 under interim head Coach P.J. Carlesimo.
The Raptors got 21 points from Kyle Lowry in the loss before he left in the second quarter with a left ankle sprain.
Jose Calderon and Amir Johnson contributed 15 apiece for Toronto.
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