Coming off of last night’s impressive victory of the Boston Celtics, the Nets—now 10-4 and leading the NBA’s Atlantic division over the New York Knicks by virtue of the tiebreaker—are feeling pretty good about themselves.
The team will return to action on Friday night when they play in Orlando against the Magic and attempt to make it five wins in a row.
The two major stories coming out of Wednesday’s victory over the Celtics, though, were the Rajon Rondo brawl and Joe Johnson’s crossover on Paul Pierce. Hit the jump for more, including a video.
With 8:15 remaining in the fourth quarter and the Nets ahead, 74-65, Joe Johnson got the ball behind the arc and was isolated against Paul Pierce. Johnson got the best of him. See for youself: