Nets Defeat Bulls 106-89 to Take 1-0 Lead in NBA Playoff SeriesNancy Kercheval
The Brooklyn Nets defeated the Chicago Bulls 106-89 to take a 1-0 lead in their National Basketball Association Eastern Conference best-of-seven playoff series.
Deron Williams had 22 points and Brook Lopez scored 21 points for the Nets, who had a 60-35 halftime lead on their home court at Barclays Center.
Carlos Boozer had 25 points for the Bulls, who trailed by as many as 28 points in the third quarter.
The Nets host Game 2 of the series on April 22.