Nets crush Bulls in first playoff game in Brooklyn - FOX 35 News Orlando

Nets crush Bulls in first playoff game in Brooklyn

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By BRIAN MAHONEY
AP Basketball Writer

NEW YORK (AP) - Deron Williams, Brook Lopez and the Nets turned the Brooklyn blackout into a blowout, beating the Chicago Bulls 106-89 on Saturday night in Game 1 of their playoff series.

Williams scored 22 points, Lopez had 21 and the Nets ripped apart the Bulls' vaunted defense with a spectacular second quarter, when they made 16 of 20 shots.

Joe Johnson finished with 16 for the Nets, who made their successful first season in Brooklyn even better with a victory in their first playoff appearance since 2007. They will host Game 2 on Monday night.

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