Sixers @ Nets
Nets - The Nets are averaging an astonishing 125.0 points per game in two games against the Sixers this season. Their 130 points scored against the Sixers on December 16th were the most points the Nets have scored in regulation since February 8th, 2000. The Nets went on to win by 36 points which was the largest margin of victory in the 174 meetings between the two franchises all-time. Brooklyn has won their last five games against opponents with a record below .500. The Nets went 10-3 in the month of January, including a 7-2 mark against Eastern Conference opponents.
18.1 PPG, 6.0 RPG, 3.8 APG
Turner, 25, is coming off an alright game against the Pistons Saturday where he scored 15 points, grabbed four rebounds, and dished out four assists in the loss. He has scored more than 16 points just once in the last six games and is averaging 14.7 points per game over his last 15. In 14 career games against the Nets, Turner is averaging 10.2 points, 5.3 rebounds, and 2.6 assists per game.
15.6 PPG, 3.3 RPG, 3.8 APG
Johnson, 32, is coming off the game of his life against the Sixers. On December 16th against the Sixers, Johnson scored a season-high 37 points while outscoring the Sixers by himself in the third quarter, 26-25, while tying Michael Redd's NBA record with eight three pointers in the quarter. In 35 career games against the Sixers, Johnson is averaging 17.4 points, 4.6 assists, and 3.9 rebounds per game.