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Nets forward Reggie Evans outraces Boston Celtics forward (Credit: Ray Stubblebine)

Nets forward Reggie Evans outraces Boston Celtics forward Gerald Wallace with a steal in the first quarter. (Oct. 15, 2013)

Nets vs. Celtics

The Nets defeated the Boston Celtics, 82-80, in a preseason NBA game Tuesday at Barclays Center

Boston Celtics forward Kris Humphries, left, and forward
(Credit: Ray Stubblebine)

Boston Celtics forward Kris Humphries, left, and forward Gerald Wallace, right, try to box out Nets center Brook Lopez, center, after a foul shot in the first quarter. (Oct. 15, 2013)

Nets forward Reggie Evans outraces Boston Celtics forward
(Credit: Ray Stubblebine)

Nets forward Reggie Evans outraces Boston Celtics forward Gerald Wallace with a steal in the first quarter. (Oct. 15, 2013)

Nets guard Shaun Livingston shoots over Boston Celtics
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Nets guard Shaun Livingston shoots over Boston Celtics forward Gerald Wallace in the first quarter. (Oct. 15, 2013)

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Nets forward Andray Blatche, center, drives for a
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Nets forward Andray Blatche, center, drives for a layup between Boston Celtics center Vitor Faverani (38) and forward Jeff Green (8) in the first quarter. (Oct. 15, 2013)

Nets assistant coach Lawrence Frank, right, talks with
(Credit: Ray Stubblebine)

Nets assistant coach Lawrence Frank, right, talks with head coach Jason Kidd in the first quarter against the Boston Celtics. (Oct. 15, 2013)

Nets center Brook Lopez shoots over Boston Celtics
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Nets center Brook Lopez shoots over Boston Celtics forward Jared Sullinger in the first quarter. (Oct. 15, 2013)

Season ticket holder Bruce Reznick holds up signs
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Season ticket holder Bruce Reznick holds up signs before the Nets' preseason game against the Boston Celtics. (Oct. 15, 2013)

Nets head coach Jason Kidd, left, and assistant
(Credit: Ray Stubblebine)

Nets head coach Jason Kidd, left, and assistant coach Lawrence Frank watch their game against the Boston Celtics in the first quarter. (Oct. 15, 2013)

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Nets head coach Jason Kidd, left, and assistant
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Nets head coach Jason Kidd, left, and assistant coach Lawrence Frank watch their game against the Boston Celtics in the first quarter. (Oct. 15, 2013)

Nets forward Paul Pierce argues with referee Mike
(Credit: Ray Stubblebine)

Nets forward Paul Pierce argues with referee Mike Callahan as they play the Boston Celtics in the first quarter. (Oct. 15, 2013)

Boston Celtics forward Brandon Bass forces Nets forward
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Boston Celtics forward Brandon Bass forces Nets forward Paul Pierce, right, to lose the ball in the first quarter. (Oct. 15, 2013)

Nets forward Paul Pierce grabs a rebound in
(Credit: Ray Stubblebine)

Nets forward Paul Pierce grabs a rebound in front on Boston Celtics guard Jordan Crawford in the first quarter. (Oct. 15, 2013)

Nets guard Joe Johnson, right, outreaches Boston Celtics
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Nets guard Joe Johnson, right, outreaches Boston Celtics guard Avery Bradley for a loose ball in the first quarter. (Oct. 15, 2013)

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Nets guard Alan Anderson passes under the basket
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Nets guard Alan Anderson passes under the basket guarded by Boston Celtics forward Kris Humphries (43) and guard Courtney Lee (11) in the first quarter. (Oct. 15, 2013)

Nets head coach Jason Kidd gives instructions to
(Credit: Ray Stubblebine)

Nets head coach Jason Kidd gives instructions to Nets guard Shaun Livingston in front of referee Mike Callahan in the first quarter. (Oct. 15, 2013)

Nets forward Paul Pierce looks to shoot over
(Credit: Ray Stubblebine)

Nets forward Paul Pierce looks to shoot over Boston Celtics forward Kris Humphries in the first quarter. (Oct. 15, 2013)

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