On Monday night at Nassau Veterans Coliseum the Brooklyn Nets, defeated the Texas Legends 124-112 , to improve to 5-2 at home this season.
The Nets were led by guard Milton Doyle with a team-high 28 points, four rebounds and three assists in 32 minutes.
The Brooklyn Nets guard Isaiah Whitehead, currently on assignment with Long Island, chipped in nine points, three rebounds and seven assists in 26 minutes in the win. Forward Thomas Wimbush added 14 points in 16 minutesoff the bench and became the third Long Island player this season and in team history to shot 100 percent (4-of-4) from 3-point range (min. 4 3FGA).
The Nets were down at the end of the first quarter but they took a 57-49 lead into the break. They were outscored by Texas in the third period by just four points, but kept the lead and outscored the visitors 38-30 in the fourth quarter to earn the win.
Despite scoring 27 points & grabbing 14 rebounds the Nets were able to hold off the Legends and spoil the long Island All-Stars Jameel Warney’s homecoming.
(Jameel Warney Stonybrook Hall of Famer, Olympian, & now NBA G-League Player)
Also for the Legends, guard Justin Dentmon notched a game-high 29 points in 40 minutes while three Texas players recorded double-doubles in the loss, forward Brandon Ashley (17 points, 10 rebounds), center Jameel Warney (27 points, 14 rebounds) and guard Kyle Collinsworth (21 points, 13 rebounds).
The Nets play their next game against the Salt Lake City Stars at the Coliseum on Thursday, December 14, at 7 p.m. ET, Come out and see the Nets as they’re 2nd in the eastern conference and one of the better teams in the G-league With a record of 10 -5! #LetsGoNets #longislandsteam
Check out the Nets leading scorer in the win Milton Doyle’s highlights below.
See Warney’s highlights below as he scores 27 points in loss to the Nets.