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Brooklyn Nets trump Minnesota 114-99

Paul Pierce scored a game-high 22 points to lead the Brooklyn Nets to a 114-99 win over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Sunday.
By The Sports Network March 30, 2014 at 8:31 PM
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Paul Pierce scored a game-high 22 points to lead the Brooklyn Nets to a 114-99 win over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Sunday.

Joe Johnson added 19 points, Andray Blatche scored 14 and Mason Plumlee finished with 13 points and eight rebounds for the Nets, who matched a franchise record with their 13th straight win at home.

Shaun Livingston and Alan Anderson also scored 13 points for Brooklyn, which still trails Toronto by 2 1/2 games in the Atlantic Division standings after the Raptors defeated Orlando on Sunday.

The Nets won 13 straight at home twice during the 2001-2002 season.

Kevin Martin and Corey Brewer scored 21 points apiece in the setback and Kevin Love finished with 14 points and nine rebounds for the Timberwolves, who had won two straight entering the contest.

[SportsNetwork.com]

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