Recap: Brooklyn vs. Cleveland

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Brooklyn, NY (SportsNetwork.com) - Paul Pierce scored 17 of his 22 points in the first quarter to lead the Brooklyn Nets to their 12th consecutive home win with a 108-97 decision over the Cleveland Cavaliers on Friday.

Joe Johnson scored 14 points on 6-of-8 shooting, while Alan Anderson and Deron Williams added 13 points apiece for Brooklyn, which snapped a two-game slide and moved within one game of the club record for consecutive home wins, set on two occasions in the 2002 season when the franchise was located in New Jersey and played at Prudential Center.

Luol Deng and Dion Waiters each netted 20 points to lead the Cavs, who had their winning streak stopped at three games.

Spencer Hawes contributed 16 points and Tristan Thompson added 14 in the setback.

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