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The Brooklyn Nets huddle before a game against (Credit: Jim McIsaac)

The Brooklyn Nets huddle before a game against the Cleveland Cavaliers. (Dec. 29, 2012)

Nets 103, Cavaliers 100

Brook Lopez had 35 points and 11 rebounds as the Nets defeated the Cleveland Cavaliers, 103-100, on Saturday at the Barclays Center.

Brook Lopez of the Brooklyn Nets controls the
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Brook Lopez of the Brooklyn Nets controls the ball against the Cleveland Cavaliers. (Dec. 29, 2012)

Gerald Wallace of the Brooklyn Nets defends a
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Gerald Wallace of the Brooklyn Nets defends a shot attempt from Tristan Thompson of the Cleveland Cavaliers. (Dec. 29, 2012)

Joe Johnson of the Brooklyn Nets controls the
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Joe Johnson of the Brooklyn Nets controls the ball against Alonzo Gee of the Cleveland Cavaliers. (Dec. 29, 2012)

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Deron Williams of the Brooklyn Nets tries to
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Deron Williams of the Brooklyn Nets tries to control the ball against Kyrie Irving of the Cleveland Cavaliers. (Dec. 29, 2012)

Gerald Wallace of the Brooklyn Nets attempts a
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Gerald Wallace of the Brooklyn Nets attempts a shot against Tristan Thompson of the Cleveland Cavaliers. (Dec. 29, 2012)

Gerald Wallace of the Brooklyn Nets attempts a
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Gerald Wallace of the Brooklyn Nets attempts a shot against Tristan Thompson of the Cleveland Cavaliers. (Dec. 29, 2012)

Gerald Wallace of the Brooklyn Nets goes to
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Gerald Wallace of the Brooklyn Nets goes to the hoop against the Cleveland Cavaliers. (Dec. 29, 2012)

Brook Lopez of the Brooklyn Nets puts up
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Brook Lopez of the Brooklyn Nets puts up a shot for a basket in the second half against Tristan Thompson of the Cleveland Cavaliers. (Dec. 29, 2012)

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Head coach P.J. Carlesimo of the Brooklyn Nets
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Head coach P.J. Carlesimo of the Brooklyn Nets looks on as his team plays against the Cleveland Cavaliers. (Dec. 29, 2012)

Brook Lopez of the Brooklyn Nets goes to
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Brook Lopez of the Brooklyn Nets goes to the hoop against Tyler Zeller of the Cleveland Cavaliers. (Dec. 29, 2012)

Deron Williams #8 of the Brooklyn Nets lays
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Deron Williams #8 of the Brooklyn Nets lays up a basket against Kyrie Irving #2 of the Cleveland Cavaliers on Saturday, December 29 2012 at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. (Photo by Jim McIsaac)

Kyrie Irving of the Cleveland Cavaliers takes a
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Kyrie Irving of the Cleveland Cavaliers takes a shot against Brook Lopez and Deron Williams of the Brooklyn Nets. (Dec. 29, 2012)

Deron Williams of the Brooklyn Nets is fouled
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Deron Williams of the Brooklyn Nets is fouled by Kyrie Irving of the Cleveland Cavaliers in the second half. (Dec. 29, 2012)

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Brook Lopez of the Brooklyn Nets puts up
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Brook Lopez of the Brooklyn Nets puts up a shot for a basket against Tyler Zeller of the Cleveland Cavaliers. (Dec. 29, 2012)

Reggie Evans of the Brooklyn Nets takes a
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Reggie Evans of the Brooklyn Nets takes a shot against the Cleveland Cavaliers. (Dec. 29, 2012)

Brook Lopez of the Brooklyn Nets commits an
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Brook Lopez of the Brooklyn Nets commits an offensive foul as he attempts a layup against Tyler Zeller of the Cleveland Cavaliers. (Dec. 29, 2012)

Brook Lopez of the Brooklyn Nets dunks against
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Brook Lopez of the Brooklyn Nets dunks against the Cleveland Cavaliers. (Dec. 29, 2012)

Brook Lopez of the Brooklyn Nets commits an
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Brook Lopez of the Brooklyn Nets commits an offensive foul as he attempts a layup against Tyler Zeller of the Cleveland Cavaliers. (Dec. 29, 2012)

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The Brooklyn Nets huddle before a game against
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The Brooklyn Nets huddle before a game against the Cleveland Cavaliers. (Dec. 29, 2012)

The Brooklyn Nets stand during the national anthem
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The Brooklyn Nets stand during the national anthem before a game against the Cleveland Cavaliers. (Dec. 29, 2012)

Reggie Evans of the Brooklyn Nets misses a
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Reggie Evans of the Brooklyn Nets misses a shot as he is defended by Kyrie Irving of the Cleveland Cavaliers. (Dec. 29, 2012)

Joe Johnson of the Brooklyn Nets puts up
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Joe Johnson of the Brooklyn Nets puts up a shot for a basket over C.J. Miles of the Cleveland Cavaliers. (Dec. 29, 2012)

Deron Williams of the Brooklyn Nets goes for
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Deron Williams of the Brooklyn Nets goes for a layup against Kyrie Irving of the Cleveland Cavaliers. (Dec. 29, 2012)

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Reggie Evans of the Brooklyn Nets takes a
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Reggie Evans of the Brooklyn Nets takes a shot against the Cleveland Cavaliers. (Dec. 29, 2012)

Deron Williams of the Brooklyn Nets goes for
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Deron Williams of the Brooklyn Nets goes for a layup against Kyrie Irving of the Cleveland Cavaliers. (Dec. 29, 2012)

Joe Johnson of the Brooklyn Nets puts up
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Joe Johnson of the Brooklyn Nets puts up a shot for a basket over C.J. Miles of the Cleveland Cavaliers. (Dec. 29, 2012)

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