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The Nets huddle before their game against the (Credit: Jim McIsaac)

The Nets huddle before their game against the Boston Celtics. (Nov. 15, 2012)

Nets 102, Celtics 97

The Nets defeated the Boston Celtics, 102-92, Thursday at Barclays Center.

Andray Blatche attempts a shot during a game
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Andray Blatche attempts a shot during a game against the Boston Celtics. (Nov. 15, 2012)

The Nets huddle before their game against the
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The Nets huddle before their game against the Boston Celtics. (Nov. 15, 2012)

Deron Williams defends a shot from the Boston
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Deron Williams defends a shot from the Boston Celtics' Leandro Barbosa during a game at Barclays Center. (Nov. 15, 2012)

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Joe Johnson grabs a rebound in front of
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Joe Johnson grabs a rebound in front of the Boston Celtics' Paul Pierce during a game at Barclays Center. (Nov. 15, 2012)

Deron Williams takes a shot for a basket
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Deron Williams takes a shot for a basket in front of the Boston Celtics' Leandro Barbosa during a game at Barclays Center. (Nov. 15, 2012)

Kris Humphries goes up for a shot as
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Kris Humphries goes up for a shot as the Boston Celtics' Jeff Green defends him during a game at Barclays Center. (Nov. 15, 2012)

Kris Humphries takes a shot in front of
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Kris Humphries takes a shot in front of the Boston Celtics' Courtney Lee during a game at Barclays Center. (Nov. 15, 2012)

Jerry Stackhouse tries to drive past the Boston
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Jerry Stackhouse tries to drive past the Boston Celtics' Courtney Lee during a game at Barclays Center. (Nov. 15, 2012)

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C.J. Watson lays up a basket during a
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C.J. Watson lays up a basket during a game against the Boston Celtics. (Nov. 15, 2012)

Andray Blatche attempts a shot as Boston Celtics
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Andray Blatche attempts a shot as Boston Celtics forward Kevin Garnett tries to block him during a game at Barclays Center. (Nov. 15, 2012)

Kris Humphries goes up for a shot in
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Kris Humphries goes up for a shot in front of the Boston Celtics' Jeff Green during a game at Barclays Center. (Nov. 15, 2012)

The Boston Celtics' Jason Collins and Paul Pierce
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The Boston Celtics' Jason Collins and Paul Pierce defend a shot attempt from Kris Humphries during a game at Barclays Center. (Nov. 15, 2012)

Andray Blatche attempts a shot during a game
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Andray Blatche attempts a shot during a game against the Boston Celtics. (Nov. 15, 2012)

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Kris Humphries and Jerry Stackhouse steal the ball
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Kris Humphries and Jerry Stackhouse steal the ball from Boston Celtics forward Paul Pierce during a game at Barclays Center. (Nov. 15, 2012)

Jason Collins and Paul Pierce defend a shot
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Jason Collins and Paul Pierce defend a shot attempt from Kris Humphries during a game at Barclays Center. (Nov. 15, 2012)

Joe Johnson tries to drive past Paul Pierce
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Joe Johnson tries to drive past Paul Pierce during a game at Barclays Center. (Nov. 15, 2012)

Brook Lopez takes a shot over Jason Collins
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Brook Lopez takes a shot over Jason Collins during a game at Barclays Center. (Nov. 15, 2012)

Deron Williams takes a shot during the first
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Deron Williams takes a shot during the first half of a game against the Boston Celtics. (Nov. 15, 2012)

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