Brooklyn, New York (Sporting Alert) — The Brooklyn Nets outlast the New York Knicks in overtime, the Oklahoma City Thunder made light weight of the Charlotte Bobcats in NBA action on Monday night.
At the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, the Nets defeated the Knicks 96-89, despite Carmelo Anthony’s 35 points and 13 rebound performance for the visitors.
Brook Lopez led the way again for the Nets with a team-high 22 points and 11 rebounds, while All-star point guard Deron Williams finished 16 points and a season-high 14 assists in the win for Brooklyn.
Gerald Wallace also added 16 points and had Jerry Stackhouse 14 for the Nets, who have won six straight and at the new Barclays Center.
Tyson Chandler ended with a career-high 28 points and 10 rebounds for the Knicks, whose net game is also on the road against the Milwaukee Bucks, who edged the Chicago Bulls 93-92 on Monday.
At the Chesapeake Energy Arena in Oklahoma City, the Thunder jumped out to a 64-24 lead at halftime and then kept pressing on for a dominant 114-69 win over Charlotte.
Kevin Durant scored 18 points to lead six Thunder players in double digits.
Thabo Sefolosha supported with 14 points, Hasheem Thabeet added 13 and 10 rebounds and Russell Westbrook 12 points and 11 assists for the Thunder.
Kevin Martin also scored 12 points in the win.